Category Money

Personal Inflation

Here’s one that I took a few years earlier. Red Mel and I went for a bike ride in Bristol. We came across this hot air balloon being prepared for take off from Ashton Court. How exciting! We sat down,…

One Red Paperclip

Here’s a favourite inspirational read of mine. You would find it in my rainbow bookcase if you rummaged. It’s a keeper. ‘One Red Paperclip’ tells the story of how, in fourteen successive swaps over a year, Kyle MacDonald traded one…

Weekly Shop

Here’s one that I took earlier, a selection of fruit and vegetables from one of the greengrocers in town. Like most people we do weekly shop at the big supermarkets but also source locally to support local businesses. It would…

Shares

I’m not going to beat around the bush. Life as a single parent of a teenager on one income was a hard slog. Friends complimented me on my thriftiness. They were impressed by what I achieved with my money. Even…

Low Spend vs. No Spend

The picture today of my coin purse is an Etsy purchase that brings me joy. Even though I am a great fan of the frou-frou I am a bit fascinated by minimalists. There’s a lovely young woman on YouTube called…