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British supermarkets are having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year

It’s been a miserable year for the UK’s biggest supermarkets—the locally owned ones, anyway. Tesco, Sainsbury’s, and Morrisons have been dogged by bad news, as they steadily lose ground to foreign-owned rivals like Walmart’s Asda and the privately-held German discounters Aldi and Lidl. 536 more words

Hydrated Hands for 75p

Personally, I feel that hands comes second as a descriptor of age, right after eyes. It can seem quite ridiculous to worry about this when I’m 22. 336 more words


Supermarkets target fresh food to fight discounters

I guess “every little helps” but surely enticing customers back in to mainstream retail grocery is not going to be achieved by having the cheapest carrots on the high street… 59 more words


Concrete fun

So as mentioned I had some builders sand left over.  They also kindly left half a bag of concrete tucked away near my shed too. Never one to throw something away that could be useful I decided to try a concrete plant pot that I’d seen previously. 117 more words

Urban Gardening

A week in thrift - The Sunday summary

I thought it would be nice to do a sort of ‘Sunday summary’ each week of some thrifty hits of the week.

Unfortunately, I thought of this after the week was done with, so I just have the one photo. 257 more words

Money Saving

Lidl's Nixe canned mackrel and Fayre Set honey

The other day I went to Lidl and had the urge to buy fish. Not fresh. Canned! I was thinking along the lines of survival and what can I have easy access to if I don’t leave my house. 703 more words

BFIW - Friday

The wholly unplanned day turned out to be a success. After a swim and then breakfast the four adults (even though Emily and Laura + blokes are older than I was when C and I got married, they will always be children in my eyes) went for a long(ish) walk through the local olive groves, which other than, well, nothing, seem to constitute industry and agriculture round here. 624 more words