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What price downmarket pizza?

In a (downmarket) supermarket the other day I overheard a comment which shamed me. It shamed me because I have the luxury of being a person of extremes when it comes to shopping for food. Now and again, anyway. Most … Continue reading

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‘Come on goyly, eat the pizza’ (taxi driver to District Attorney Anne Osborne in ‘The Big Easy’)

1996. I’m a director of a large, highly profitable, engineering-based organisation. A couple of years back, before I scaled the dizzy heights, when I was just a manager, I was naïve enough to cut my budget without a fuss. By … Continue reading

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