Happy Monday (ok, it’s Tuesday…) 9 July 2019

So July is here. Anybody else a bit surprised? I know it comes every year, but gosh. July is here. And I am writing my happy Monday post on a Tuesday…because I’ve been away so much that Monday has turned into a flight day. June has been busy and exciting and full of sunshine and activities and projects, and it has been lovely. Here are … Continue reading Happy Monday (ok, it’s Tuesday…) 9 July 2019

10 financial things to sort out in your 20s’

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’

I could retire, but I don’t want to

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

Easy swaps to save you money and make your home more sustainable

‘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