Monthly Archives: April 2016

2016 Goal Recap – April

April was a solid month, I did get sick and I went on holiday but I had saved my holiday spending money in advance, I exercised a bit more and I feel in more control of it all. I’ve cut … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! It’s the last day of my holiday and while I’m going to enjoy sleeping in my own bed tomorrow, I am going to miss this place… People have mixed opinions about Jack Monroe and I’m not here to … Continue reading

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Granola bars, flapjacks, call them what you want but I’ve become a tiny bit obsessed with them. This is a problem for two reasons, budget, those suckers are expensive and health, they all have a lot of added sugar. My … Continue reading

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I’m a solitary person. There’s lots of┬átalk about extroverts and introverts and much to the surprise of the people who know me, as opposed to the people who really KNOW me, I’m an introvert. Knowing that time with people saps … Continue reading

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Food and Budget Update: 16/04 to 22/04/2016

I wanted to have an less spendy week, which I sort of did. the theme of this week was chickpeas. That wasn’t entirely planned but I had a bag of dried chickpeas which I wanted to cook this weekend and … Continue reading

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Life Happened: Amble on My Mind

My working week is best expressed in stats Days at work: 4. Hours worked: 38.5 Average hours slept each night: 4.26 On Thursday, it was the Queen’s birthday and time for my yearly republican tweet. Time for my annual "who … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: I and Love and You

  Avett Brothers – I And Love And You

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We are headed North…

I’m going to spend most of the day in the car, going to Amble. This makes me more happy than a happy thing.

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! My Friday plans have been slightly derailed by a poorly foot (I really should look into learning to walk on my hands!) but I am on holiday and tomorrow we head north. Here are this week’s links, not … Continue reading

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Holiday Plans

On Saturday, Ma and I are heading up to Amble for the week. I love Amble and last year when we didn’t go felt like a loss. For someone who until 6 or so years ago did not do holidays, … Continue reading

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