I’ve been on a bit of a crusade to save energy and money lately – not out of choice, what with us being part of the nouveau pauvre and all this talk of economic recovery not having made an impression on my wallet yet. The Panther, being from Yorkshire, is known to keep a firm […]
To whom it may concern, I’m fed up
I know life ain’t fair and you don’t get nothing for nothing these days. And that into every life a little rain must fall…But enough now. I’ve been very tolerant through the whole of the recession/downturn/economyturnedtoshit stuff. This has been going on for far too long.There have been excuses and scapegoats – Fred the Shred, […]
Frugal fun: Budget busting with tripe soup and other tips
Snowdrop souffle It might be nearly spring but there’s a chill wind blowing. This metaphorical meteorological phenomena means virtual belts are being tightened all over. The other day, Super Sister asked innocently on Facebook what she could do to save a few quid and avoid the necessity of eating the dog or selling a child now […]
Frugal fun: who would want to live in a house like this?
So we are all a little bit skint these days. Being broke is becoming trendy, a but like having a decking fired or starting a blog. Every news report drones on and on with more miserable measurements of how fast the hand cart is hurling towards hell, but I have my own economic indicator. Whenever […]