June 27, 2019

Unbelievably it has been a year since I was first diagnosed with breast cancer. I know that because I attended my first annual check this week.  A lot has happened in the last year and I have written various blogs along the way but I haven’t written an update on my hea...

February 15, 2019

It is almost three months since I last write a blog about my health and a few people have mentioned that they were worried not to have heard anything.

While I don’t want to force the gory details about my treatment on anyone reading this, I also don’t want anyone to wor...

December 18, 2018

We are certainly living in historic times. It is all too easy to get swept away with media and political hype around Brexit, trade wars, interest rates, votes of no confidence and alike.

All these issues are of course extremely important, and I am not dismissing them fo...

December 18, 2018

Nobody likes paying tax and by the same token, if you can reduce the amount of tax you can pay by legitimate means that should be considered. However, at times it is worth taking a step back and considering the consequences on other aspects of your finances before comm...

November 27, 2018

In amongst the headlines of last months budget was a revision to the current Help to Buy Equity Loan scheme, which is due to expire in March 2021.

At present the scheme is available to all house buyers, who wish to purchase a brand new property from a developer whose pr...

November 23, 2018

Since my last blog I have done a lot of waiting – but today was the day my chemotherapy treatment started (so please forgive me if what I am writing is nonsensical!).

I last wrote after a sample of my tumour had been sent off to America for Oncotype dx testing, or so I...