Frugal February | A Month of No Buying

During February of 2020, I didn’t buy anything that wasn’t considered necessary – no to new clothes, no to new books, no to slices of cake in our local dog-friendly café. I’ve just completed another Frugal February (certainly an easier task in an era of Covid-19 and stay-at-home orders) and I feel good about it. It’s … Continue reading Frugal February | A Month of No Buying

Which Literary Character Would You Like To Share Lockdown With?

Or conversely, which literary character wouldn't you like to share Lockdown with? Interior of John Sandoe Books Jane Eyre would be calm but judgmental; Heathcliff's moods would be impossible to live with. Christian Grey would require his own dungeon and take up too much room; Bridget Jones would be cheerful and not too horribly upbeat … Continue reading Which Literary Character Would You Like To Share Lockdown With?

Frugal February | A Month of No Buying

Over the last two Februarys, I didn’t buy anything that wasn’t considered necessary – no to new clothes, no to new books, no to slices of cake in our local dog-friendly café. Of course, the grip of a global pandemic might make this February somewhat different, but my original premise of not buying anything that … Continue reading Frugal February | A Month of No Buying