Photo outside the now-abandoned Fastway Supermarket in North Sydney

Today we bid farewell to the FastWay Supermarket in North Sydney. It opened in early 2018, but didn’t last long before the Woolworths opened less than a block away on Miller Street.

Truth be told I barely shopped there, but the cheerful clipart paper bag made me smile every time. Even though his store is but a twisted mess of empty shelving now, he still lights up each evening.

It’s a shame he couldn’t hold on, I’ll bet he would have had more customers by the time the new Victoria Cross Metro station opened across the street.