The Thompson Brothers on Amazon, Princess Beatrice and August Christmas Parties

Interview: LeftLion
Tuesday 04 August 2020
reading time: min, words

Nottingham's most opinionated grocers on...


Jeff Bezos: The world’s richest man
$189 billion? Is that more than Bill Gates? He’s the guy that owns Amazon, right? It’s a lot of money. I bet he doesn’t struggle to pay his gas bill. If you had that much money what on earth would you spend it on? We heard on the news the other day that the Post Office has delivered more parcels already this year than they did last year, which is good news. But if people don’t want one man to be that rich they need to stop using Amazon. We don’t. We’ve got no idea how it all works.

Princess Beatrice gets hitched
A royal wedding took place and we missed it?! Show us then! (LeftLion gets their phone out and starts showing off the wedding photos). Ooh Edoardo (the groom) looks like a nice chap. Prince Phillip also looks very well there, doesn’t he? We like the lounge suit, not bad for a man who’s a year away from his century. It’s probably wise that Prince Andrew stayed out of all the photos; he gave a terrible interview. Although we knew a man who couldn’t sweat once, he managed the old Gunn and Moore shop in town.

Eat Out To Help Out
Is Hart’s doing this? We’d definitely be up for a half-price meal there. We could take all our staff for their Christmas party. (LeftLion points out this is an August only offer limited to a maximum of £10 discount per diner). Oh well, we can just have our Christmas party early this year. Is that posh place on Derby Road doing it? We could always try and go there for a starter.

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