I wouldn’t tell you any lies, I spent a large chunk of my life being a complete and utter twunk, causing mayhem pretty much wherever the wind took me and generally being an all round pain in the arse. Thankfully, praise the universe, I started to grow up a few years back and took on a more adult approach to life, promising myself I’d be a nicer, better person. I want to pay it forward from now on!

Pay It Forward: Why I’m Catering A Wedding For Free

I wouldn’t tell you any lies, I spent a large chunk of my life being a complete and utter twunk, causing mayhem pretty much wherever the wind took me and generally being an all round pain in the arse. Thankfully, praise the universe, I started to grow up a few years back and took on a more adult approach to…

The 90s was a weird and wonderful place full of girl power, outrageous fashion statements, the launch of the 16 bit computer and tons of other things the kids of today will never understand. Here's some of my favourites.

10 Very 90s Things The Kids Of Today Will Never Understand

The 1990s was a weird and wonderful place full of girl power, outrageous fashion statements, the launch of the 16 bit computer and tons of other things the kids of today will never understand. Here’s some of my favourites. Sega Mega Drive ‘leccy’ nightmares There was nothing quite like investing half a day of your life on Sonic the Hedgehog,…

Be nice to each other, go the extra mile for someone you’ve never met before, I know I’m all the better for meeting my new transatlantic friend Lindsay! A small act of kindness costs you nothing, but it makes you feel like a million quid, or should that be dollars?

How A Small Act Of Kindness Can Forge A Transatlantic Friendship

I absolutely bloody love Americans, always have, a love that only grew stronger after a trip to New York where I got to meet loads of them. Their enthusiasm, hell yeahs and high fives are right up my street and I just find them utterly infectious. I’m sure I was American in a past life, the fact I somehow knew…

The last week has been pretty rubbish and made me consider, no, decide on a complete lifestyle change. I have felt like utter crap, suffering from constant ‘oh my feckin’ god’ stomach ache, heartburn and stomach acid that feels like it’s burning a hole through my windpipe. All in all, I’ve felt pretty wiped out.  

Stomach Ache, Heartburn And Feeling Lethargic : Why I’m Undergoing A Lifestyle Change

The last week has been pretty rubbish and made me consider, no, decide on a complete lifestyle change. I have felt like utter crap, suffering from constant ‘oh my feckin’ god’ stomach ache, heartburn and stomach acid that feels like it’s burning a hole through my windpipe. All in all, I’ve felt pretty wiped out.   If I’m honest I’ve…

This is a party political broadcast from The Sick To Feckin’ Death Of Hearing It Party. Are you sick of hearing about the General Election? Yeah, me too!

Facebookland Unfollow Button Collapses Under General Election Strain

This is a party political broadcast from The Sick To Feckin’ Death Of Hearing It Party! Disaster strikes Facebookland as General Election fever reaches bat shit crazy levels! The Facebookland unfollow button failed to show up to work today claiming exhaustion as election fever continues to sweep through Facebookland. Millions of uninformed Brits have took to the latest craze of…

I love my Manchester, it’s people, and I’m incredibly proud to call myself a Mancunian, but never so much before in my entire life as today.

Ee-arr Terrorism, This Is Manchester. We Do Things Differently Here!

Ee-arr Terrorism, Last night you deliberately attacked a children’s concert in our great city, Manchester. You murdered 21 innocent people, injured and traumatised many more. You should know without any doubt that we don’t condone that sort of shit here regardless of our age, race, religion, sex or sexual preference. You see, when a disgraceful excuse of a human-being attacks our…

I've taken the plunge 12 months earlier than planned, today I start the journey as a self employed blogger doing things my own way!

Holy Shizzle Sticks Batman, I’m Self Employed!

I sit writing this today on my fist day as a self employed person. Yep, last week I left my job of four years, amicably with best wishes on on both sides. I was in the fortunate position of being able to get up in the morning every day for four years and enjoying it. I made friends worth moving miles…

The three mental stages I have gone through since starting Thinking Thrifty

The Three Mental Stages I’ve Gone Through Since Launching Thinking Thrfifty

I launched Thinking Thrifty with one thing in mind; to keep me accountable for my saving. It did the trick. It instilled habits within me that I hadn’t seen since being a child. I’ve been saving money easily every month since without it disrupting my life and I’ve never once felt like I’ve been missing out on anything to save…

Mother's Day is almost here and I have so very much to be thankful for when it comes to my mum.

9 Thank Yous For My Mum On Mother’s Day

A message for my mum on Mother’s Day Mother’s Day is almost here and I have so very much to be thankful for when it comes to my mum. A wonderful lady who raised three children on her own with very limited help, emotionally and financially, from my ‘father’. I could go out and blow a fortune on presents for…

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