Spending Diary 11th to 17th January 2021

Hi everybody! Another week in lockdown, what else is new? Let’s begin. 11/01/2021 I had a terrible night’s sleep. I woke up repeatedly and slept fitfully the rest of the time. Surprisingly I felt able to get up when the alarm went off at 7 AM. I have a long week ahead of me at …

Spending Diary 4th to 10th of January 2021

Hi everybody, Welcome to the first full week of the new year! Let’s get started. 04/01/2021 It was back to work for me today. The flatmate and I are still self-isolating as he went to get a test yesterday. We might get the results today. We are taking it very seriously and aren’t even going …

Spending Diary 28th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021

Hi everybody, This week I will say goodbye to the last part of 2020 and say hello to the first part of 2021. I wondered what both will have in store for me and my wallet. 28/12/2020 This week I plan my assault on the diamond league of Duolingo. My goal is to be number …

Spending Diary 21st to 27th December 2020

Hi everybody! The week of Christmas begins! I’ll be spending Christmas away from my family due to the new lockdown restrictions, so how will this impact my spending this week? Let’s take a look. 21/12/2020 I woke up at midday. Today is the first day of my Christmas annual leave. I went to bed around …

Spending diary 14th to 20th December 2020

Hi everybody, We’re on the steep approach to Christmas. Whatever way you choose to celebrate this time of year, I wish you the best. Will I be sensible with my money in the run-up to Christmas? Or will I blow it all in a fit of holiday decadence? There’s only one way to find out. …

Spending Diary 7th to 13th of December 2020

Hi everybody, Let’s see what this week holds in store for me. 07/12/2020 I had the day off work today. I woke up what felt like early for me but was 7 am, a little later than usual. Not as horrendously late as yesterday though. I did ten lessons on Duolingo which is about twice …

Spending Diary 30th November to 6th December 2020

Hi everyone, This week is the week I can finally listen to all the Christmas CDs I bought. BRING IT ON! I must also keep on top of my money and not let myself down by putting Christmas on a credit card. This week also involves some serious life adulting in the form of getting …

Spending Diary 23rd to 29th November 2020

Hi everybody! Payday happens this week, so let’s see if I stick to my old fail-safe habit of spending all my money in the first few days. 23/11/2020 I had gone to bed just before 10 PM yesterday and as a result, I am feeling less sleepy in the morning. I only nodded off slightly …

Spending diary 16th to 22nd November 2020

Hi everybody, Welcome to a week in the life of the wallet of the Flo. 16/11/2020 I woke up at 6 AM and did Duolingo for an hour before I started work. I decided to treat myself and walked to the nearest Costa and used my points on my Costa card to get a large …

Spending Diary 9th to 15th November 2020

Hi everybody! I am still on a massive urge to spend money. I have no idea why! I also have no money. Maybe it is just a reaction against the two-week fire break lockdown where I live recently which meant all non-essential shops were shut. Though I didn’t want to even go to any shops …