Fire & Ice: the cost of family holidays

Last weekend, the Lady and I were sitting at home enjoying a quiet Saturday morning after the busy Christmas and New Year holidays.  It’s one of the favourite times for me, when there’s a bit of peace and quiet and no need to rush off somewhere.

I hear the postman drop off the mail and in the bundle of bills and letters was a lovely glossy brochure for family ski holidays for 2020.  And like a fool I opened it and proceeded to have a look with the Lady.  We can’t ski this year with the Little Lady being so young, but we can always go in 2020 and before that we can dream… Continue reading “Fire & Ice: the cost of family holidays”

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Month End Accounts: Spending July 2018

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July was an expensive month for the Gentleman’s Family Finances.  A large credit card bill, an expensive wood burning stove bought and installed (costing over £2000 in total) and the usual high costs for childcare. Continue reading “Month End Accounts: Spending July 2018”