Free food via Olio!

Olio is a new food sharing app designed to get businesses and individuals giving away their unwanted food. I am totally in favour of unwanted or surplus food being redistributed…

Is it a good idea to rent out my car?

How would you feel about letting a stranger drive off with your car?  I’m currently considering renting out my car on the days that I’m not using it, especially on…

A booking and an onion rescue mission!

Things can change really quickly in the world of renting out rooms and one of the agencies we are registered with decided they did have a student for us after…


I set myself a task for this year – to earn £10,000 without getting a job.  So far – 12 days into January I haven’t made any money at all….

Make your own thermal cooker

Why slow cook food? Thermal cookers are great for saving energy, time and money. I batch cook soup and stews and slow cooking brings out lots of the lovely flavours….