"Compelling, if sobering reading" -The Independent. "Honest and hardworking" – The Sunday People. "Far more than a food blog" – Fiona Beckett. "Sassy, political, and cooking amazing food on £10 a week. We need more like her" – Xanthe Clay.
A hand up, not a hand out, as a friend of mine commented earlier today. So good, I am tempted to make it my tagline on my blog. It’s a perfect summary of my current position. All I ever wanted, and… Read More ›
I’m reluctant to use the term ‘living in the public eye’ because I’m not about to seal any deals with Hello magazine just yet, but when your blog gets in excess of 16,000 hits and strangers come up to you… Read More ›
So, I’ve been at the pub for a month now. In that month, I haven’t been able to provide the three months of payslips that the Council want in order to process my Housing Benefit claim. I’ve also worked erratic… Read More ›
“Seven out of 10 mums say they are financially close to the edge, and one in five admit to skipping meals to feed the kids. Last year, 30,000 women gave up work because they couldn’t afford it. With childcare costs… Read More ›