Category Archives: budgets

The Days of Button B

I’m old enough to remember the old phone boxes with buttons A and B and a shelf for telephone directories. Calls were coppers (I think 4d, being thruppence and a penny), and if you pushed button B, sometimes you got … Continue reading

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A Good Friday

Hubby and I have been thinking about Time today. Next Friday sees the beginning of March, where there seems to be a lot happening over the last weekend as the UK is due to leave the EU on the 29th, … Continue reading

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An attack of the white stuff.

There will be a lot of annoyed kids waking up this morning to snow. Not annoyed because it’s white outside, but annoyed because it didn’t come on a school day. Maggie got me up at 7.45 so we had a … Continue reading

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A fight to pay more money?

We received an email today with our recent energy bill, despite it only being 17 days since the last one. Such is technology when you provide a meter reading and two weeks later they ask for another one and thus … Continue reading

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Haven’t the energy

I’ve commented before on how mild it’s been recently, and today is no exception. Although not warm enough to get the washing dry on the line,  it’s not cold enough to be wearing thermals, thick jumpers, woolly scarves, heavy coats, … Continue reading

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Blood Red Tax

My Dad was a meat and two veg kind of guy. So was FIL come to think of it. Eventually though, the sunday joint of beef was beyond Mum’s purse unless for a very special occasion and we turned to … Continue reading

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What makes a ‘Good Post?’

I guess we’ve all asked ourselves that at some stage, especially when something we are really pleased with gets few views or a response whereas something we consider not so good gets a lot of recognition. Variety I think is … Continue reading

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