Friday, 8 August 2008

Water Water Everywhere - Too Expensive To Drink

Do you ever wonder "Have I got too much money?" Well, now here's a definitive check.

If you find yourself breaking out your credit card to buy Voss Artesian bottled water at £25 for 12, consider yourself institutionalised by capitalism. It does come in a natty glass bottle. But it's still just water, even if it's sourced from under a million-year old glacier in deepest Norway, filtered through virgin's hair (and bottled in a factory on an industrial estate).

To break the cycle of wasting your money on this old rope I recommend giving away all your earthly possessions. Perhaps to some starving journalists. They can be found hanging around Manchetser's pubs and park benches trying not to look like alcoholics.

Voss water can be purchased from Smithfield Wine, previous winners of Salford's Chapel Street Business Group Business of the Month. They also do a very interesting-looking bottle of Lanchester mead for 7 quid. Incidentally, if you've never tried mead, it's honeyed liquer, I promise you'll never go back to wine again.

1 comment:

Joanne said...

I suppose you could buy it just to get those snazzy bottles then keep refilling them with tap water, but then you'd just give people the impression you were moronic enough to spend that amount on water.