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What does your weekly shop look like?

May 1, 2013

Great post about food and Live Below the Line

Make Wealth History

This week is the Live Below the Line challenge, and thousands of people will be sticking to a budget of £1 a day for their food. It’s to raise awareness of and raise money for global poverty, and it’s now in its third year. We’re not taking part this year, but you can see what we learned from last year’s experiences here.

One of the things that I found most striking was how we took our food shopping for granted. We could eat more or less what we wanted, in quantities that we wanted. We enjoy enormous variety of flavours and textures, in season and out of season. It’s easy to forget how different it is for others, and I thought I’d share that point in pictures.

My sister sent me this collection of images recently. They’re a few years old, so you may have seen them before. They’re…

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