Category Archives: budgets

Gotta get a spreadsheet or two………….

After the successful analysis of my food diary, I have done a similar exercise with anticipated costs for our house purchase. I’m not talking about the cost of the house itself and all the legal paraphernalia that goes with it, … Continue reading

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After Boating Life

It’s been a while since we took the boat up for brokerage. You can read our final trip entry here. Since then, we have been up a couple of times to run the engine, and there has been some interest, … Continue reading

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How do they live?

The number cruncher in me is confused, afraid, even horrified at the implications in this article in the media: Election 2017: What if I can’t afford to pay the rent? (source) Hubby and I are on a fixed income which … Continue reading

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Worn out shoes

Once again I have had to replace my trainers as the inside has worn out far quicker than the soles. For a while I have noticed severe pain in my right foot and put it down to the way I … Continue reading

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I was a materialistic hoarder

Ouch. This doesn’t sound like me at all these days, but with the recent packing up and putting things into storage took me back several years and how things and possessions were so much more important to me! When I … Continue reading

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Going to Pot

No, I’m not about to hit the wacky baccy, but I am growing increasingly tired of the current state of affairs. Hubby and I have lived in a variety of properties, and at the end of our ‘tenure’ have always … Continue reading

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Sleeping in………… not

For the first time in years we forgot to put the clocks forward last night! British Summer Time is here and so when we awoke at 7.45, it was actually 8.45. Not that we’ve been playing catchup all day though. … Continue reading

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