Belongings in my 20s vs belongings in my 30s

I have been pottering around the house today and noticed a life trend. As I moved from room to room I realised that my belongings no longer look like the belongings I had in my 20s. In today’s article I’ll take you through the key differences I have spotted between my things back then and now. Before I get into listing the differences out, it’s … Continue reading Belongings in my 20s vs belongings in my 30s

How you should be prepared for not having a job even when you have one

Well…if you haven’t felt it yet, it seems that our economy has turned from a big bowl into a sieve recently, and every minute people are falling through the holes as their jobs disappear. If you are suspecting that you might be heading in that direction too or just fancy a job change, here are some steps to help you prepare. The backup plan Sometimes … Continue reading How you should be prepared for not having a job even when you have one

Frugal habits that won’t make you seem ‘cheap’

While I personally don’t care all that much about what people think about my habits, I appreciate that this might be different for other people. And for these people frugality comes with a challenge – while it’s valid and important in everyday life, nobody really wants to come across as ‘cheap’ or ‘stingy’. In this article I’ll walk you through specific frugal habits which are … Continue reading Frugal habits that won’t make you seem ‘cheap’

The reasons I vote (in more than one country)

Maybe we should start with a background here. I have two passports – one from the country I grew up in and the other from the country I live in. Controversially, this allows me to vote in both countries. In this article I will explain why I execute that right and why you should vote too. The idea for this article was prompted by a … Continue reading The reasons I vote (in more than one country)

Expenses I cut during the lockdown and what they’ve been replaced with

I’m about to start week 9 of being in a lockdown. NINE. That’s full 8 weeks or 56 days done, almost two months. And a lot can change in a budget in the span of two months. Today I’ll tell you about the key expenses which are no longer a thing in my budget, and what they’ve been replaced by. Going out Everything is shut … Continue reading Expenses I cut during the lockdown and what they’ve been replaced with