Category Archives: budgets

I can see clearly now………………

or at least we will in a couple of weeks. We had another double glazed panel blow over the weekend and made a call to the company we used to replace the others to come and give us a quote……………….. … Continue reading

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In Contrast, weather, food and council bills

If I hadn’t witnessed the stair rods coming down yesterday, I would not have believed we had such torrential rain over the past 24 hours. It is a gloriously sunny day today. I have been able to walk the dog … Continue reading

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Comparison post

Out of interest, I thought I’d do a comparison post on our shopping from 2015. The above was calculated from a basic list and one of the higher ranking supermarkets compared to our shopping around in two or three other … Continue reading

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Thursday 6 June

Quite a lazy day for us, though Hubby was up early to put the washing in as we were due to have rain this afternoon. We went shopping for a new length of wood as Hubby had made a small … Continue reading

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Positive Day 26 April

On this day 28 years ago, my business with Ex Partner was finally concluded and all debts against the house were settled. It had been a trying 2 years, and I’d chosen a useless solicitor to act for me whose … Continue reading

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Duffel or Donkey

I bought Hubby a couple of puzzle books as part of our £10 dash at Christmas, and have to say they are somewhat of a disappointment. My own fault, I should have looked more closely, as instead of the anticipated … Continue reading

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The Great Reveal

OK. Drum roll please. This is how it was when we viewed the property in August 2017 After we got the new cooker in April 2018 WIP Yesterday am Today just after 6pm A bit better, don’t you think? I’ve … Continue reading

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