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Telly Nostalgia: Supermarket Sweep

One of the strangest things about being a student is the paradoxical benefit of being fairly well acquainted with both daytime and late night television schedules. 641 more words

The final sweep

First publish on LabourList, and Progress magazine

In the final weeksbefore the general election, as the rapid pursuit for promises becomes more fraught, the election campaign metaphorically turns into the final dash in 1990s television programme Supermarket Sweep. 561 more words

Progress Magazine

Supermarket Sweep - Part 4

I head back downstairs to tackle the supermarket shelves. The smell of fresh baked bread is irresistible. They pump it through the shop just to get you to the bakery department and you end up buying 3 loaves of bread that you really don’t need. 559 more words

Supermarket Sweep - Part 3

At my local Asda store, upstairs is the home of the George clothes department. I love clothes shopping, and if I can get my fix whilst buying bananas and toilet rolls, then it’s like all my Christmas’s have come at once. 700 more words

Supermarket Sweep - Part 2

To be far from the maddening crowd, I head towards the travelator to take me up to the next floor. For those of you unfamiliar with the travelator, it’s basically a ramped escalator so that trolleys can use it. 218 more words

Supermarket Sweep - Part 1

It’s 8:00. PM that is. What am I doing? Sitting in front of an impossibly small TV, in a freezing cold house, watching repeats of Housewives of somewhere or other. 400 more words

Stop the clock and reset the counter.

I thought that reading would help me, in terms of becoming more blog profligate. It kind of has, but I can’t seem to get through more than a page or two without getting an idea for a new one, which is slowing my reading to a snails pace. 842 more words