Thrifty Living

Does anyone really need an Apple watch?

Does anyone really need the much-hyped Apple smartwatch or iPhone 6?

Next time you’re about to reach for your smartphone, ponder this unsettling fact: more people around the world have access to mobile phones than toilets.

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Cherry plums - but are these what Sheena Grant found in her garden?

Cherry plum or golden bullace? Either way it made a good crumble

Truth be told, my husband did raise an eyebrow when I told him that night’s dessert was a crumble made with fruit I’d found in the hedge.

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Graham Denny is pictured at the Basic Life charity shop in Walton, Felixstowe.

Vintage clothing is perfect for your new #ThriftyLiving lifestyle

Not so long ago anyone who browsed charity shop rails for clothes would probably have kept such behaviour quiet. It’s probably fair to say that back then many people would have sympathised with the views of a friend who accompanied me, under duress, into such an establishment a few years ago.

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