Category Archives: Everyday Life

  1. I Promise

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    June 19, 2013 by somerandombint

    Back in January, Girlguiding launched a consultation of all its members (and those who have an interest in the future …
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  2. Britain’s Next Ordinary Person

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    April 5, 2013 by somerandombint

    Kudos to Debenhams for their latest series of photos advertising their new collections. Instead of relying on size 6 waifs, …
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  3. Pound Stretching

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    October 3, 2012 by somerandombint

    A few weeks ago, I watched an edition of Dispatches on Channel 4 entitled “The Secrets of Poundland”. It billed …
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  4. Bricks and Mortar

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    July 2, 2012 by somerandombint

    Our new flat already feels like home. But for me, that feeling of contentment comes not from material possessions, but from the sensation of a place where others have already lived their lives. When a house becomes a home, you leave an imprint behind more tangible than any plaque.

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  5. Cheap ‘n’ Cheerful

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    June 15, 2012 by somerandombint

    Sometimes, when you don’t have much money, things can seem over-whelming. All you can think of is how awful things …
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  6. Eurovision 2012: The Ones That Got Away

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    May 24, 2012 by somerandombint

    Ah, dear friends. Crack open the Bailey’s Irish Cream, and get the vats of red wine at the ready. This …
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  7. Moving On.

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    May 16, 2012 by somerandombint

    Things are changing here at Bint Central. After 20 months in our current abode, Mr Bint and I find ourselves …
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