Category Archives: budgets

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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Back on the Air……… sort of

It has been an odd couple of days, and when it’s been time to settle down with the laptop and WP in the evening, we’ve been having a few problems. But you know, we’re used to it, the getting pi55ed … Continue reading

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Knock On Effect (The early hours)

To continue: We had a plan today, insomuch as I was going to keep Maggie out of Hubby’s way whilst he did some more varnishing along the corridor which would get brushed with fur if she so much as looked … Continue reading

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A shopping we will go…………..

Food prices, especially fruit, are on the rise again. My list these days consists of meat (optional depending on stew, ‘proper’ dinner, curry or spaghetti bolognese), veg, fruit and milk. Not very inspiring is it. I’ve bought cheese this month, … Continue reading

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