Tag Archives: cost

Food prices are on the way down

According to the media here in the UK, food prices have gone down and as such have assisted in reducing our inflation to 0.5 % in January. It’s an Election Year. The figures have to be low/look good so that … Continue reading

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eggs is eggs

Since living afloat, we have got through the grand total of two dozen eggs. I know this from my spreadsheet as the egg column has only 4 entries in it, five if you include today but I haven’t used them … Continue reading

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Goodbye dear HDi

Today is a sad day, but it isn’t a bad day. Last year, we decided to buy a new car, putting Hubby’s in part exchange. Originally, it would have been my 206, but having been offered only £500 trade in, … Continue reading

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A Pen’uff o chips

Hubby and I have just had a pleasant stroll along the river and lock with the dog, then turned in the direction of a chippy and almost bought some. As usual, pennies in the purse were few, but  £2.80 ($4.50) … Continue reading

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Yo yos, Swings and See Saws.

       Or another way of saying trying to balance the books and keep our heads above water. I hate to admit it, but I’ve failed. There are just some things that have a way of getting away from … Continue reading

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And so to Plan B

Hubby and I often have to revise plans or ideas, and thus resort to Plan B. In some instances, we even got as far as the F Plan, and that didn’t stand for food or fibre! Going back to our … Continue reading

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The Old Future

The radio today was reporting on the threshold amount that the Elderly will be expected to pay in respect of their ‘care’. Last year, the sum being considered was £35,000 so that they did not need to sell their homes … Continue reading

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Cutting to the Quick

Just food for thought following on from my post A Dog for Christmas? I have never had a manicure. As a child, I bit my nails anyway which was put down as a nervous habit at junior school but a … Continue reading

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