Our healthcare services are in urgent need of repair, the lack of funding is leading to unsafe workplaces and exhausted staff who are being pushed to the limit.
As we enter into the most satisfying and inspiring time of year as far as growing things are concerned, I thought I would do a fun little gardening post. My advice comes from years of experiencing the efforts, joys and failures of gardening on a budget. I've learned that growing does not have to be an expensive … Continue reading Gardening on a Budget
The other day I was stuck on the motorway behind a van that had painted across its back bumper the phrase: “A fine is a tax for doing bad, a tax is a fine for doing well”. This made me ponder the common misunderstandings of our tax system, so often fuelled by political parties and … Continue reading Tax: friend or foe?
Don’t get me wrong, soaking in a bath engulfed by candles and relaxing music is bliss, but is it really going to fix a 50+ hour work week? And I’m not denying that being out in nature and spending time with loved ones is beneficial for mental health, it’s just much more difficult to find the … Continue reading The Burden of Self Care