Falling in love with LOVEFILM

This week I have been lying low after having a minor surgical procedure; nothing life threatening, but three days without getting out and about was enough to leave me feeling a little bored and sorry for myself. House-bound and uninspired by the choice of films on i-player, I decided that I deserved the little luxury of … Continue reading

National Theatre £12 Tickets

National Theatre £12 Tickets

Those among you who like a bit of culture may already be aware of The National Theatre’s £12 ticket scheme. Each year, several productions are supported by a major sponsor, which allows the theatre to sell a large percentage of tickets very cheaply….hooray! I see plays regularly and almost never pay more than around £15 … Continue reading

Welcome!

Welcome!

Welcome to my ‘cheerful and cheap’ blog…. I live in London, one of the most exciting and vibrant (but expensive!) cities in the world. Like many people these days, after the rent and bills have been paid, I often feel as though my tiny budget extends little further than a weekly travelcard and few bags … Continue reading