When I was growing up there was a supermarket that stocked ‘No Frills’ products. A ‘no name’ brand that didn’t focus or depend upon a company name or identify with a boxed demographic.
To some people it signified cheap products. They were more affordable because you weren’t paying for a brand or fancy packaging.
Mum, a new immigrant with three small children and unaware of popular Australian brands, would buy some of these products. She liked them because they were easy to read. PEELED TOMATOES were Peeled Tomatoes. SUGAR was sugar. LEMONADE was, you guessed it, Lemonade. Continue reading →
I had received a text as I was walking into work requesting that I cover a different area. I didn’t think much of the shift change other than I’ve never really spent any time there.
Ritually I stopped at Starbucks, sat there for a minute or two to catch my breath as I had picked that day to start walking to work again. Continue reading →
Can I buy some time? *Pulls out purse* seriously, any couch potatoes want to cash in a few wasted hours?
Anyone? I promise I will put it good use, no?
No matter how organised we are, and trust me I know people whose every move is ‘scheduled’, sometimes there is just not enough time in the day.
That is most likely why usually its the little things that can really drive us crazy. Such as? Well let me tell you what I ain’t got time for… Continue reading →