Understanding minimalism

Understanding minimalism

Clutter, clutter, clutter    “I’ve never actually used this. Why did I buy it again?” “I knew I put it somewhere but I can’t find it under this mountain of junk…” “So many clothes and yet I haven’t got a stitch to wear!” If any of these scenarios seem familiar to...
Saving for your future self 👴 👵

Saving for your future self 👴 👵

How will you pay for a longer life?   Experts reckon we’re living longer, thanks to amazing advancements in medical care, general hygiene, nutrition and technology. But while following #cleaneating YouTube recipes or benching at the gym might be fab for your life...
What’s happening with: GDP?

What’s happening with: GDP?

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) announced today (14th May 2020) that the UK economy shrank by 5.8% in March. This is the largest monthly fall since records began in 1997 and economists are already saying that worse is yet to come.  That is because GDP...
The genius of micro-saving

The genius of micro-saving

Saving problems?   “I can’t save because my cat only eats premium tuna”. #savingproblems Having to wait 3 weeks to buy a new pair of white Nikes. #savingproblems When you decide to start saving up for something big, then notice all the fun things you...
This too shall pass

This too shall pass

By Pete Quinn, Independent HE Consultant focusing on managing equality, diversity & inclusion   Growing up in the late 1980’s, early nineties we experienced nothing of pandemic proportions but did have our share of challenges in my neck of the woods. Race...