Originally Posted by carosapien
.... I'd forgotten how cheap it was to eat out a massive ploughmans and streak and ale pie for 8 quid. Simple pleasures but, it's amazing how we took them for granted.
Yip - you've just hit on a few things we do miss. I find the cheapest pub/bar/hotel drink prices in Auckland more expensive than the cheapest we could get in London - but we did frequent Wetherspoons quite a lot
Ditto food - but probably for the same reason.