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Even longer non-stop flights?

Well, Qantas has already scheduled non-stop flights from Perth to London, but now has its eye on planes that would be able to fly non-stop from Melbourne and Sydney to New York and London. 74 more words



It’s been an on-going issue, hasn’t it – that is, the Coles vs Woolworths supermarket sales growth saga?   The issue seems to focus on which is doing best in “same store” growth.    208 more words

Consumer Issues

The Ikea catalogue

I suppose nearly everyone in Melbourne has recently received an Ikea catalogue in their letterbox.  Actually, we got two copies in the course of a few days so it seems the distribution system isn’t perfect. 172 more words

Around Melbourne

Tiger Airlines

At the risk of being boring, I thought I might set out a few observations about Tiger.

Our trip with them to and from Cairns… 562 more words


Daintree Village

Our morning’s peace was disturbed by a helicopter picking up goods on its sling from just in front of our accommodation and transferring them a short distance off-shore.   242 more words


Eating in Port Douglas

One of the joys of Port Douglas is the range of places to eat.  True, there aren’t quite as many this year as there were last year, as at least two restaurants that seemed to be quite busy when we were here last year have gone to be replaced by vacant spaces and “For Lease” signs.  234 more words