Monthly Archives: November 2008

Is Frugalism Anti-British?

DJ and I went on a rare trip out last night to see comedian Dylan Moran. Normally we never go to gigs as they’re usually so expensive and DJ isn’t keen on crowds. But we are ardent fans of the … Continue reading

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Sixteen Ways to a Frugal Christmas

We can do our best to be frugal most of the year, but when it comes to Christmas all our best intentions can easily go out the window. Peer pressure and pester power from kids combine to leave our best … Continue reading

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The frugal plague

How are you doing? The frugal life hasn’t been a great deal of fun in the past week or so, I’m afraid, as I’ve been laid up with a chest infection while I was supposed to be taking a little … Continue reading

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A Credit Crunch Christmas Carol

Christmas is drawing near – it must be, as already there is a multitude of Xmas rubbish in my local shops! It’ll only be a matter of time before the dulcet tones of Noddy Holder and Wizard et al start … Continue reading

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Energy challenge: Looking back

It’s deepest darkest November and my month long energy saving challenge has now come to an end. So over the weekend, with some trepidation, I took my final meter readings and looked at previous bills to see how our gas … Continue reading

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