A quick update for June - we've rejoined the library. Ok so my reading tastes aren't exactly high-brow but these are just the sort of books I would buy in paperback or for my kindle or from the charity shop. So we're saving money and resources as well as making sure the author gets … Continue reading Quick June update
We’ve been tossing a few ideas around about our June resolution and decided that we need one that doesn’t cost anything so we’ve decided to: Re-join the library This may seem very trivial and insignificant but alongside it we will try very hard not to buy books for ourselves, especially new ones. We’re suckers for … Continue reading June’s Resolution
So how did April’s resolution go? To remind us, what it was: We had a water meter fitted Not very exciting but VERY environmental. We’re doing OK. it was fitted right at the end of March so we even had a bonus of £5 paid into our new account that we's paid for last year. … Continue reading How Did April Go?
Lent is over now and I have no doubt you are desperate to know how I got on. I have had a total of zero enquiries about it, so wait no longer! I didn't quite manage something every day, and I have to admit to a bit of cheating, where I perhaps sent two emails … Continue reading Lent Round-Up
So we’re looking to April and have decided on April’s challenge: We’re installing a water meter This is something we talk about vaguely every now and again but have never done anything about. I think the main reason is that I’ve never really liked the idea of being careful about the water I use. It … Continue reading The Challenge for April
Don’t worry, you’re not going to get daily updates during Lent! I will do my best to campaign on something every day and I’ll update every few days or so. Several days will cover the same project anyway so daily would be pretty tedious. I have a few ideas about suitable projects which include: Writing … Continue reading Ash Wednesday is Here
Do you make a Lent Promise? It's something I've done all my life and don't intend stopping anytime soon. As a child I tried all the usual things - mostly giving up sweets if I remember rightly. I suspect I sneaked some into my room anyway, as if cheating everyone else was the point of … Continue reading My Lent Promise