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Hunting for thrifty bargains

The Aldi super-six this week are carrots (1Kg), sweetheart cabbage, new potatoes (750g), parsnips (500g), cucumber and mild onions (3) all at 39p. I nearly had some of those, but decided on a stew pack for 1.39 because I wanted a swede!

They are doing larger 1.5 Kg pack of chicken thighs and drumsticks for 2.49. I can make a chicken stew with those ingredients and some fresh basil. We need to shop around for everything, because the economy doesn’t seem to be getting much better. 

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Cameron’s Broken Britain…

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David Cameron pledged his government would “turn around the lives of the 120,000 most troubled families” by the next election as he said his broken society analysis is “back at the top of my political agenda.

I’m not satisfied that we’re doing all we can. I want us to look at toughening up the conditions for those who are out of work and receiving benefits … and speeding up our efforts to get all those who can work back to work.”

Typical Tory, get tough on the poorest in society. I have seen people who are mentally ill refused benefits that they are entitled to. Is that fair? Is it right that the medical examinations should be done by a foreign company? (more…)