Ook, that’s a bit of an overstatement. More like I gathered my favourite recipes, encountered mainly around cafes in East London into one place. I like food, you see. But I don’t like the price tag which comes with eating at trendy, hip places*. So I have now forgone eating at trendy, hip places and instead I am opting for cooking the same delicious foods … Continue reading I wrote a little cookbook. It’s free.
A short while ago I asked my Instagram family to pick a topic of my next blogpost. The choice given was between ‘how to start investing’ and ‘10 financial things to sort out in your 20s’. The 10 things won, resulting in this blog post. I am sad to say that I lived through my 20s already. However, I am also pleased to say that … Continue reading 10 financial things to sort out in your 20s’
A shocking thought visited me today. ‘I could retire now’. This shocking thought was immediately followed by an equally shocking one, ‘meh, I don’t want to retire right now’. In my current situation retiring would mean a move to a different country and a significant change in lifestyle. My reasons for not wanting to retire are a little cliche, so instead let me tell you … Continue reading I could retire, but I don’t want to
Some people keep it as a bit of a mystery, but managing money as a couple, married or not is a part of life which needs some talking about. And I want to talk about it now because of a comment directed at me by a colleague who is known to have strong opinions on everything, without background for anything. Therefore before I get into … Continue reading Managing money as a couple
It’s Monday the 13th. On that account I am weirdly pleased that it’s not a Friday. So let’s get on with making Monday the 13th a pleasant one. What I am watching – ‘Game of Thrones’. Did you expect me to say anything else, one week out from the final episode? I’ve just wrapped up the penultimate episode (on my way to work, no less) … Continue reading Happy Monday (13th May 2019)
How much should be in your emergency fund? Emergency fund is a little or a lot of money stashed away for when your leg slips. I am yet to find a better explanation, so if you have one, pop it into the comments field. This post will be all about figuring out how much you might want to keep in your emergency fund. Dave Ramsey, … Continue reading How much to put into your emergency fund
‘Sustainable’ is not a very exciting word, but given the choice between a tree hugger and a trash monkey, I am hugging trees. You don’t need me to preach about living more sustainably, being eco friendly and cutting down on plastic. You’ve seen the news, you’ve seen Netflix documentaries and you’ve seen the Halley Bay penguins disaster. You know you don’t want to be a … Continue reading Easy swaps to save you money and make your home more sustainable