Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Trying to Stay in Control - It's Hard

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Trying to Stay in Control - It's Hard

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Jennifer

Pomfrett

Editor

jennifer.pomfrett@dailymercury.com.au

I HAVE a stalker.

Actually I have two of them and I know what they're after Co my money.

They send me so many messages they spew out of my mailbox. There's almost not a day goes by that one of them doesn't leave something for me.

And then they appear in my paper Co full page, half page, quarter page Co save, save, save!

Curtis, The Vicar and that cooking doyen Margaret Fulton tell me I can be the chef I always wanted to be if I buy all my ingredients for their super recipes at their super duper markets.

Woolworths and Coles are going hammer and barbecue tongs in an all-out supermarket war and they want me to spend.

But wait, there's more. If I spend, 30, 50, a million bucks, I could win a free set of steak knives with my flybuys and ultimately a new wallet to replace the one with the gigantic hole in it. …

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