Under The Counter

'Serving Ipswich's shoppers' poster
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One foot in the Kesgrave

There’s nothing UTC likes better than indulging in a spot of schadenfreude, so he was overjoyed to take...

Sainsbury's sign with apostrophe in wrong place
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Apostrophe catastrophe

Far be it from UTC to make fun of our major multiple friends, but sometimes it’s irresistible. Like...

Cake that looks like a bucket of fried chicken
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What would Colonel Sanders say?

When he first saw this story, the auld yin could instantly picture the brainstorming session in Asda’s development...

Birkentree birch water
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Water you playing at?

As the auld boy will angrily tell you, the only thing you should put in a glass of...

Gas Station Simulator video game
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Life’s a gas

With all the kerfuffle around petrol shortages, UTC thought he was duty bound to share a new video...

truffle crisps
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A truffle excessive

As regular readers will know, despite the auld boy’s fondness for a Gregg’s sausage roll and a Scotch...

Petrol station with fighter jet adjacent
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Is that a JET forecourt?

Despite appearances, UTC is very much a man on top of the biggest trends in local retailing, so...

Bentley cars
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Curious partnerships #241

As niche hook ups go, the latest one from whisky brand Macallan and luxury car brand Bentley takes...

Protesters dressed as lobsters
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Lobster debate reaches boiling point

A staunch West coast working class type, the auld boy nonetheless has no qualms about the odd bit...

Till receipt
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The day that football took a wrong turn on the way home…

Despite outward appearances to the contrary, UTC prides himself on being an egalitarian, broad-minded man of the world....