I started this blog when Joel, my husband set off for a week away leaving me with the children in the middle of the summer holidays with just £14.37 in our bank account – a fairly regular occurrance to be over our overdraft, I looked at the 14.37 figure and thought… what can I do with that? … um … write about it? I got some creative ideas via the help of facebook status and inspired by people who seem to have a much better attitude towards money but are not necessarily richer or poorer than we are I knew I could learn loads by blogging about it. I have started to blog my way out of debt….starting with 1 overdraft, to begin with, which had been stuck at 1500 D since 2000. I have made more progress on this in the last 2 weeks of blogging about it thanI ever have before!
I’m a creative type. I’m into whatever is next and whatever I can make that’s new and aesthetically exciting. I love being outside… flask of herbal tea, a muddy walk and my best friends with a billion children all in their welly boots is the best.
I love Sheffield. I want to see the girls in Sheffield grow up knowing they are valuable, individual and worth respect so I work with teenage girls training and inspiring them to understand this a bit more than they might have done. I set up Golddigger Trust in 2005 to do just this… and hundreds of girls down the line I still love it and know its worth every minute.
My family are wonderful and make me laugh a lot- I’m a mama to three and wife to Joel.