FIRE in London: How I am keeping expenses down in a big city

Shoreditch is one of my favourite wonderful areas, especially in summertime I should probably start by saying that I have by no means figured my shit out. That is obvious, since I moved from a country with free education to willingly go into student debt in one of Europe's most expensive cities. That being said, … Continue reading FIRE in London: How I am keeping expenses down in a big city

Shopping is a symptom

I have previously touched a little upon consumerism in here, but I have recently read a string of interesting discussions and blog posts about this, so I thought I would give my two cents on it as well. My general theory is that "shopping is symptom" - for everything that is going on for you, really. Now, I am not talking about "shopping" as in "buying food and toilet paper", but when you order another useless gadget on Amazon or browse a string of your favourite webshops "just to see what is new", or you purchase something you semi-like because you have a discount code. Let's try to dig into that a little.

No-Buy August: because shopping will not make you happy

I am not going to ramble off about how humans are screwing over Mother Nature, how the older generation with more money, political influence and better options is fucking things up for us young ones (has done that for years). No, I'll save that for the other blog. All you need to know is that … Continue reading No-Buy August: because shopping will not make you happy