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Pedant! However it actually was a "clearance sale"
Australian retail is in a state of perpetual sales. Mind you the what ever happened to winter sales of the past couple of weeks have saved me money which can now be applied productively elsewhere,
Once uopon a time in a previous century DJ's used to have two sales a year one at Christmas then one at the EOFY and the stock would be current items on sale sigificantly reduced I bought a lot of PRL, GANT & CR (when it was made in Melbourne sweat shops) at those times. If you needed jocks and singlets you went to Gowings for Bonds seconds.
Loner Matt Have a read of Payback Debt and the Shadow side of Wealth by Atwood which was originally the Canadian Massey lectures of 2008.
Last couple days have seen the arrival of The Butchers of Berlin by Chris Petit: Berlin Noir in the style of the Bernie Gunther novels Stasi Child by David Young. East Berlin Noir? Centred upon a female Police Inspector who is lumped with a politically delicate case to deal with. Both got good reviews in the a number of online news sites. And managed to find some Scandi Noir Hakan Nesser Woman with Birthmark and the a couple of Bosch The Black Echo the first book in...
Interesting piece about DJ's in todays SMHhttp://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/celebrity/private-sydney/ps-fashion-icon-out-the-door-at-david-jones-20160525-gp3a2b.html makes me cringe thinking what is going to happen to the Castlereigh St Store when its sold. While service and clothing options have gone down hill the sales at time have produced some memorable items for my wardrobe.
Angrove Heavyweight Shiraz 2014;Renmark South Australia with the Mercury at 7c perfect for a Friday night
Civic around 12.30pm at the 200 stop Grey Suit White Shirt Blue Grenadine tie (HC?) White Pocket Square and Black Oxfords. Own up? Not your average APS look I have to admit.
PoP And here I was thinking you were president of the local sub branch of the George Best liver appreciation society.
Coxie So there are no good sourdough bakeries in the Melbourne CBD?
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