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Whitbread Plc (WTB.L), which runs some of the biggest brands on the British high street including Costa Coffee, said it expected the consumer environment to deteriorate this year, hammering its shares on Tuesday.
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Having given up the University refectory I set out to find a local café I could call my own, which was within walking distance because I could no longer fork out the extortionate amounts the buses were charging, and this luckily coincided with the local invasion of the many… 942 more words
I used to work for a living. That, I can say. And it was after commuting for an hour into the centre of Manchester every morning on public transport, then hightailing it another thirty minutes out the other side, that I eventually got into the routine of stopping off at the university canteen just before journey’s end, full of eager students and hard-hatted building site workmen, for a hot cup of coffee and a couple of toasted teacakes. 888 more words