Your Local Legend, Buddy

 Get to know Buddy, the owner of Buddy's Convenience in Harbourside. Throughout lockdown, the store has remained open to serve our local community!


What do you love most about running your own business?

I love seeing people smile and the fact that they can buy interesting things in the store. There’s always a pleasant surprise when they see the range of products or when they discover a new product.


What’s your favourite American candy product?

That’s a hard one! But I’ll have to say Hot Cheetos and Reese’s peanut butter cups.


What do you like to do when you are not managing the business?

I like to take the family out on long drives and short trips – particularly to the South Coast. There are so many things to explore and really nice beaches.


Do you follow any sports?

Yes I do, I'm an avid Parramatta Eels and Socceroos supporter.


What is the first thing you will do when lockdown ends?

 Definitely go fishing for a couple of days, to The Entrance or the South Coast.


What type of music do you listen to and your all-time favourite song?

I do love 90s RnB. I don't really have a favourite song but I'd have to say Will.I.Am is my favourite artist.


How can customers support your business?

We are currently open for Click and Collect, and local deliveries, ship to Melbourne to Brisbane, with Halloween sweets


If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would you choose?

It would have to be pickles! After doing a bit of taste testing of Van Holten's pickles now available in store, I've been addicted to them. The dill pickles have to be my favourite.


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