Practicing what I preach

My name’s Gill and I have fridge issues. There, it’s out now. My fridge is out of control, I feel powerless over it. It keeps filling itself up with bargains, leftovers and impulse buys. well, I have to accept that it’s me. I shop for three hundred, not the three people who actually live and…

Easy money?

If anyone ever tells you that selling things on eBay is easy money, it’s a falsehood. Young Bloke and I spent two days sorting the items into piles: eBay, Charity Shop, Rag Recycling. I know, I know, some will say that it should all be Charity Shop, but the point of the new approach is…

Life in the freezer

When I’m at work, I often get home quite late and am often more tired than I would want to be. There are three of us in this house, but the distribution of talents and labour means that the bulk of the cooking falls to me. I don’t really mind that. I enjoy cooking. I’m…

The box is only really useful if you use it.

This morning, I faced the piles of documents and paperwork that had been shoved on top of the filing box. There was a large pile of passports, envelopes, payslips, tax documents, MOT certificates, insurance documents, prescription copies and, for some reason, an elderly slipper. I was going to write that I can’t quite figure out…