Driving to work the other day I heard about the poor misfortunes of Gareth Bale: sidelined in his job, hated … More
Month: July 2019
Back to AirBnB
This weekend we had our first guests from AirBnB in a year. How did it go and will we stick … More
How often do you check your bank balance?
I’ve probably checked my main current account balance everyday – more or less – for the last 15 years. I … More
Food Review: Gregg’s Vegan Sausage Roll
Today during my lunch break I went into a Gregg’s and tried one of their vegan sausage roll. It’s been … More
Colleague’s 5 year work anniversary
I’m just back down at my desk in work from a small celebration of a colleague’s 5 year anniversary. It’s … More
Happy 1 year blogging anniversary to me!
It’s been one year since I started this blog and after 90,000 words, 30,000 views and over 100 posts I … More
There’s no such think as an “out of the blue” bill
I overheard a colleague today talking about the repair bill for his car “I’ve just paid off the holiday and … More
Ski holiday 2020 booked! FIRE & Snow
We’ve just booked our ski holiday for 2020 at a cost of £2,600. How does this stack up as far … More
A 12 year review of Zopa
Here is a review of my 12 year experiment with Zopa; the good, the bad an the ugly.
Why lending to people who need to borrow is a bad idea
Many in the FI community detest DEBT and I do see its uses but I don’t like how we actually … More