The British version of furlough British government has rolled out a furlough scheme in order to safeguard at least some of the private sector jobs currently being cut left and right, and through that salvage at least part of the economy. What is it? Furlough in the UK is a temporary leave of absence granted to employees or members of an organisation, on reduced pay. … Continue reading Furlough scheme explained (information valid as at 5th April 2020 in the United Kingdom)
Hello there. Isn’t this Spring splendid? You probably have seen as little of it as I have, because social distancing…but the world of nature has not stopped and that’s probably a good thing. Lets’s get to the point though :-). What I’m reading – ‘Sapiens – A brief History of Humankind’ by Yuval Noah Harari. I’m about halfway in and I am enjoying it greatly … Continue reading Happy Monday (23rd March 2020)
Living in a densely populated area, of course I am concerned with the ‘rapidly spreading’ virus. And there is a number of scenarios that are concerning me, for which I have prepared. But before I can dive into the scenarios, let’s get the facts down first. current spread of the virus in the UK is at just short of 300 cases (09/03/2020). In a country … Continue reading Are we scared of Covid-19?
I am 33 years old and I don’t own a car. Today, let me tell you why. Of course there are benefits to having your own car – you’re not tied down to public transport schedule, you can go on a road trip as you please and you don’t get have to worry about bad Uber ratings just because you brought your pet for the … Continue reading You don’t have a car?
My cats have fleas. This also means that my house has fleas. We don’t know where said fleas came from but one thing is clear – we don’t want them. Continue reading The issue of fleas
I’ve been writing on this blog, mainly about money, for about a year now. And I came to realise that I always write to you from the perspective of money worries. Coming from the experience of intense debt payoff and now just as intense savings phase, this is not surprising. But money is not a worry – money is a tool and it can be … Continue reading Exciting money things
I’ve been eating mainly vegan diet for the last 5 months and this is what I have to say. [TRIGGER WARNING] Continue reading I’ve been eating mainly vegan diet for the last 5 months and this is what I have to say. [TRIGGER WARNING]