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Thrifty Thursday: Easter bank holiday

Before the recession hit the UK, many people were spending money on credit cards and not really considering what might happen in the future. (more…)


Thrifty Thursday | discounts and concessions

The Aldi super-six this week are salad potatoes (1Kg), green beans (220g), oranges, pineapple, large vine tomatoes (450g) and cauliflower. They are all 69p each. Green beans are really healthy and if the weather keeps improving, I’ll be eating a few salads.


50 shades of


We haven’t had much summer this year in England, which can’t have pleased the champagne and strawberries crowd much. They have had a good year with the Jubilee, Glyndebourne, Royal Ascot, Henley, Wimbledon, the Proms and the Olympics. The peasants got to watch it all from afar on their widescreen idiot boxes; some in HD, some even watched in 3D!