An image to depict despair on Blue Monday

Blue Monday? What a load of old bollocks!

Regular readers know I’m not particularly backwards at coming forwards where delivering my opinion on things is concerned, and like a Phoenix rising from the ashes of Aussie Flu I’m here to tell you why the Blue Monday hype is a load of bollocks and how you can turn despair into motivation. First and foremost, where the be-Jaysus have…

Man flu - Like normal flu but potentially fatal if caught by males. Known cures - None. However it can be managed and treated with sympathy.

Man Flu Survival Kit: Only The Strong Survive

Man flu – Like normal flu but potentially fatal if caught by males. Known cures – None. However it can be managed and treated with sympathy. It’s safe to say I’m already thoroughly fed up with the change in temperature. Just like clockwork, Man Flu has struck on the same week of the year yet again, I could literally…

An image of a Christmas tree with 5 reasons why it's nobody else's business why it is up in November

5 Reasons My Christmas Tree Is None Of Your Beeswax

Having spent most of the weekend in the man flu danger-zone, by the time Monday afternoon was upon us, feeling very sorry for myself, I simply couldn’t wait any longer so I put up the Christmas tree. It has been greeted with the usual bah-humbug over on Facebook, but as a former fully paid up member of the Grinch…

Does Benenox Overnight Recharge Really Work?

Does Benenox Overnight Recharge Really Work?

One of the worse side effects that comes hand-in-hand with my OCD related anxiety is insomnia. It really isn’t all that shocking for me to go around the clock with no sleep whatsoever two, even three times a week. On those precious days I do manage to drop off for some much needed kip, it doesn’t generally last long…

How to make the perfect roast potatoes for Sunday lunch

How To Make The Perfect Roast Potatoes For Sunday Roast

If you’ve got someone at home who is isn’t the most comfortable in the kitchen, take my advice and get them started on a Sunday roast. When I hear the words “sit back and relax, I’ll sort dinner”, my blood runs cold and quite frankly, there is nothing usually relaxing about the whole process at all. However, step-by-step over…

The Bean personal finance tool helps you keep track of your finances for free!

Bean Personal Finance Tool: It’s Free And It Will Change Your Finances

I’m a huge fan of money tools, I love things that can free up my time as my day-to-day life is too busy to have a spreadsheet for absolutely everything, thankfully I’ve come across a little beauty called Bean. Put all thoughts of Rowan Atkinson and yellow minis aside, there is nothing calamitous about this, in fact it’s shown…

Happy anniversary PK!

Happy Anniversary: 11 Reasons To Celebrate PK

He’d have done less time for murder, yet somehow this patient little fecker is still putting up with my shiz. On our eleventh anniversary there’s a few things I’d like to say thank you for. PK, this one is for you. Thank you for never changing There is nothing worse than someone falling ‘madly in love with you’ because…

Is there such thing as a self employed IVA? 

Is There Such Thing As A Self Employed IVA?

A reader emailed me over the weekend concerned that his debt was getting pretty unmanageable, ‘reader’ had been scouring the internet for advice and was confused as to whether there was such thing as a self employed IVA.  Research suggests self employed people are just as likely to be struggling with debt problems as the unemployed people. Without a…

Nobody should have to worry about putting food on the table at Christmas, so along with the other UK Money Bloggers, this year I'm taking part in The Reverse Advent Calendar.

Will You Take Part In The Reverse Advent Calendar?

We’ve not even tiptoed past Halloween yet, but the seasonal monster is already paramount in many people’s thoughts, Christmas is coming, and rather disgracefully for one of the richest countries in the world, this year fear will turn to putting food on the table, not buying presents. Increased demand for food banks during winter and Christmas Growing up in…

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