• There's a new Amazon Fresh shop near me - so I just popped in

    8 days ago - By The Guardian

    Capitalism's great trick is to make us long for the useless and unnecessary. Under the bright lights, I felt that itch starting up All I can say is that I should have known better. No, my decision to visit the branch of Amazon Fresh that has just opened near where I live was not at all a good match for the sweeping month-long programme of mindfulness and joy-sparking I tentatively set in motion for myself on 1 January. But there I was all the same, curiosity having got the better of me. And yes, the result was predictably awful. As any wellness guru worth the name could doubtless have told...
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