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Abridged Sunday London Market Tour

At least once a month I make a trip into the city early on a Sunday morning when there are few people about, it feels more intimate, just me and London town. I take photographs and wander around the markets, walking the […]

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£50 a month for food is very possible

  Food can be as expensive as you want it to be. If you don’t plan, have a list or shop around then you will always pay more.¬† Savings never fall out of the sky; you have to do a little legwork.¬† […]

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Eating Smart ‘Thrifty,Healthy,Simply’

I committed a little while ago to pulling together a menu for a month that was healthy, fairly local, easy to cook, economical to cook and that the total monthly spend would be ¬£50 for 1 person. This would consist of ¬£10 for the main store cupboard items and ¬£10 a week for fruit/veg/protein etc. I know it’s possible to live off of ¬£10 a week with a little effort but it was the making it easy and 1 pot and and…..

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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‚Äôt realise that at the time. I had a Nan called Kate and a neighbour, Hannah, who were both […]

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