Month: January 2019


How eco-friendly are wellies?

Every year I get caught out by the winter weather. Despite having the experience of thirty-something winters, I’m still surprised when it snows. There’s been multiple occasions when I’ve ventured out in Converse trainers in a snow storm or on ice and fallen (literally) victim to their flimsy soles. Not this year though. This Christmas […]

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Christmas tree

Is enough ever enough when it comes to consumerism?

The short answer is no. We’ve recently tried to limit the amount we spend after reading Your Money Or Your Life by Vicki Robin. Although we’ve not officially started her nine steps to financial freedom, we’ve certainly made a start in cutting down our spending. The ethos of the book is that by spending less […]

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