Monthly Archive: May 2013

The “Healthiest Fast Food” – Really? 1

The “Healthiest Fast Food” – Really?

I quite like Sumo Salad, but they can be a bit unpredictable, and I have had a bit of a bad run lately. I don’t think it is a franchise issue – the franchises...

New report raises more questions about Our Plan 1

New report raises more questions about Our Plan

The Australian Bureau of Statistics today released the latest issue of 8165.0 – Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, Jun 2008 to Jun 2012. This release raises more questions about the accuracy of...

Did someone die for my new cardigan? 1

Did someone die for my new cardigan?

The recent factory collapse in Bangladesh got me thinking about where my clothing comes from. As consumers, our most effective tools for change are our credit cards. So how would you know if what...

Our Plan – mad, bad, and dangerous to know… 2

Our Plan – mad, bad, and dangerous to know…

Before I commit myself to voting for the Coalition on the basis of Our Plan, I thought I should spend a little time checking facts and understanding the economic context for the Coalition’s policies....

I hope they didn’t pay too much for that… 0

I hope they didn’t pay too much for that…

I was trolling around on the Liberal Party website this evening and I came across this funky little widget – Labor’s Interest Payments. You were invited to “Get Widget”, so I popped a copy...

The little book who tried (but not very hard) 1

The little book who tried (but not very hard)

It takes a lot for me to make a political comment, or even admit I have a political view. So let’s pretend I’m not. Let’s just look at this little post as an objective...

Feed Your Family for under $10? Here’s how I worked it out. 0

Feed Your Family for under $10? Here’s how I worked it out.

If you live in Australia you are probably sick to death by now of the Curtis Stone ads for Coles where he makes delicious meals for under $10. Sound too good to be true?...