Finances, Shminances

The end of the month is a trying time. Or the end of the pay cycle, for those people who are living pay-cheque to pay-cheque. Money is running low. It’s time to think about whether you can stretch the washing-up liquid to last until more money is available, whether the milk will last, whether you can…

Christmas Is Coming (Are You Ready?)

Advent calendars everywhere are now seven chocolates lighter (time zone permitting, of course), and Christmas is rapidly approaching. I’ve already started listening to the Christmas playlist I compiled in YouTube to try and get in the Christmas mood. Whilst Christmas is a wonderful time of year it can also be a time of great stress. Food, cards…

Turning The Leaf

October may seem like an odd time for new beginnings. We’re nearing the end of the year and – at least in this hemisphere – the days are growing longer and darker. But though New Year might be the traditional time for starting afresh, there’s no reason not to stand up and start over at…