General Commentary, how to save money, lifestyle, London

If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get!

In my youth I was somewhat shy and reserved, this was often misinterpreted as 'snooty or above herself'.  I would always wait to be asked to do things i.e.. get up to sing or dance (both of which I love....) as I didn't want to be seen as "pushy or a show-off". I knew I could do these… Continue reading If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get!

Budget, Food, General Commentary, how to save money, lifestyle, Projects, saving

Thrifty isn’t a dirty word it’s akin to brilliant or clever in my book?

I grew up in rural Ireland around strong men and women who taught me some key skills for life - even though I didn’t realise that at the time. I had a Nan called Kate and a neighbour, Hannah, who were both thrifty home cooks. They knew how to lay on a wholesome spread from… Continue reading Thrifty isn’t a dirty word it’s akin to brilliant or clever in my book?

General Commentary, lifestyle

I’ve been away but I’m back now and it’s time to confess!

I had a leg operation recently so this is my first day back to normality online. The blog has been a 'little' neglected (understatement I know), but the time away allowed me to realise that I don't have a clue about what I am doing. I'm not an online expert, I'm someone who has taken… Continue reading I’ve been away but I’m back now and it’s time to confess!