We're already well into January, and that means that the paycheck has rolled in, the investments are transferring and I have to look through my finances anyway. It is the perfect time to review my journey and just keep myself accountable. I am still keeping up, even if life is a bit overwhelming at the … Continue reading FIRE Update 8: January
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
We are halfway through May and I have somehow not lost my marbles being more or less stuck in my flat here in London. My other flatmates have gone back to their families, and while I enjoy the space and quiet, then I more than ever long to go back to my home country. I … Continue reading About lockdown life and “getting my shit together”
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.