April 2014

What do mining bosses and fat kids have in common?

Just say you’ve got heaps of spare cash. Should you pay less for stuff? Should you be paying less than those who don’t have heaps of spare cash? Maybe I’ve oversimplified the issue. Say there’s one really fat kid in the playground. Considering the obesity epidemic among Australia’s children there’s probably heaps of fat kids, but let’s Read More

What do Strawberries and Easter Eggs have in common?

So we’ve just had the Easter Break including Easter Monday, better known as the yearly celebration of no more Easter eggs clogging up our supermarket aisles. This year they seemed to arrive with Hot Cross Buns on January 1, which is more outrageous than whatever just happened on Masterchef, The Block and Game of Thrones Read More

Fashion Victims and Australia’s first H&M Store

So, the first H&M store has just opened in Australia. In Melbourne of course, as Melbourne hits that magical sweet spot between up itself enough to prioritise fashion over everything but football, and cold enough that people need clothes all year round. A stylish person in Sydney would only need half the wardrobe, and in Read More

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