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Kill Bill, the new killer women’s fashion

The new fashion trend gracing windows of the Queen Victoria Building in Sydney is black & yellow. Very reminiscent of The Bride from Kill Bill. Upstairs are the dresses and tops. And downstairs, the matching shoes. Are these clothes you … Continue reading

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Highlighting organic on your sign? Maybe use green text? (photo)

Noticed this supermarket in Glebe highlighting the fact it sells organic products by putting the word organic in a different colour. But, if you are going to go to that much trouble, is black really the correct colour for the … Continue reading

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Lots of green crap, or Just flush it: a tale of green toilet paper

Shopping in the local Coles supermarket today I noticed that there are now 4 brands of ‘green’ toilet paper. It is interesting to note that the green market must be getting bigger if it can service this many brands. Now, … Continue reading

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Tin Soldier in Sydney CBD has closed

Walking down York street I thought I would stick my head into The Tin Soldier, and found that it had closed. Further enquires to their “Perith” store or web site. As I stood there looking at the sign there were … Continue reading

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David Jones window displays are such a drag

Do you ever look at the window displays in department stores in the city? Standing at the bus stop outside David Jones women’s building I was intrigued by the window display. It just felt a little odd. Don’t their faces … Continue reading

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Coffee for two?

Right next to the Gloria Jean’s Coffee on Railway Square a new coffee shop is about to open, Charlie Lovett. It is interesting to notice the similarities in colour scheme, yellow and cream on a brown background. Ok, I think … Continue reading

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Block busted in Newtown

Walking down Enmore road to trivia at the Duke I noticed the sorry state of Blockbuster Newtown. An empty shell of its former self. Closed earlier today, apparently, on 8 September 2009 according to the sign. I remember when it … Continue reading

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2000 Condoms. Why do you need 3 packs?

Found this package in a drug store* in Tokyo. A 3 pack of 2000 condoms. Who do you think would need 6000 condoms? Well, reading the side of the pack it only contains 12 and 2000 is just the model … Continue reading

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Newtown IGA is no more… (2)

(Follow up to Newtown IGA is no more…) I visited the ‘new’ store tonight. The new opening hours sign is up, and the times are the same. The supermarket in Newtown was once a Franklins, but when Woolworths bought the … Continue reading

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Newtown IGA is no more…

Are you the sort of Newtownian that thinks at 11pm “I need some blah, better duck off to Newtown IGA” ? Well as of tonight that might be a thing of the past. In my jaunt off to Newtown IGA … Continue reading

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