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Local woman whose knickers fell down at supermarket checkout knows she can never return

From our retail and dodgy undercrackers correspondent, Danny SoZ

A 30-year-old Whitechapel woman has told The Whelk that she can never go back to the Lidl supermarket in Docklands Road, after an incident earlier this week when the elastic in her knickers snapped, resulting in them falling around her ankles. 325 more words


You're only as old...

…as the woman you feel. Or so the old gag goes. Yes, it’s a terrible joke, but it’s Groucho’s, not mine. In my case, making this smoothie gave me reason to pause and reflect on when I started the blog a few years back, and health matters in general. 667 more words

General Blather

Christmas 2016 Food Retail Review - Republic of Ireland

Christmas 2016 Food Retail Review – Republic of Ireland


Christmas week is a truly enormous trading period, with sales ramping up through December and peaking in the week up to Christmas eve.  702 more words


{Review} Cien's lipsticks

Sou uma grande fã de batom vermelho, por isso tendo a comprar imensos, mesmo que sejam semelhantes ao que já tenho. // I am huge fan of red lipstick so I tend to buy lots of them, even if they are almost the same color as the ones I already have. 321 more words


Berry tasty

When I was at High School we put on a show one year – ‘Christmas Strawberries’. I can’t actually remember anything at all about it … which doesn’t say much for the excellence of the production – except that I couldn’t understand the title. 383 more words


Spaghetti Bolognese

This is a recipe that I cook regularly in my house. It’s the one dinner that I know Ruby will eat every time I cook it. 501 more words


Choose your battles


Sports people produce little gems of mantras. Choose your battles, said the Chelsea manager Antonio Conte to the England rugby coach Eddie Jones.

Wise words. 146 more words