Day 12 – Beans on Toast. Nutritious and Cheap! Mar4

Day 12 – Beans on Toast. Nutritious and Cheap!

Facebook Free, Day 12: I’ve decided that the best solution to shelling out a fortune to fix my car (car park - dual responsibility - £850 excess ... I won’t say anymore on the matter.), thinking about new living arrangements...
Day 11 – Facebook Whispers Mar3

Day 11 – Facebook Whispers

Facebook Free, Day 11: Life’s a bit chaotic at the moment, what with car accidents, uni assignments and gruelling interviews being sprung on me just before bedtime. Subsequently a social life isn’t high on the agenda – especially one involving...
Day 10 – Don’t Know What’s Worse, Smashing The Pepper Pot or Cleaning Up The Pepper *Sneezes* Mar2

Day 10 – Don’t Know What’s Worse, Smashing The Pepper Pot or Cleaning Up The Pepper *Sneezes*

Facebook Free, Day 10: Today marks the tragic loss of Mr Pepper, after he threw himself out of the cupboard. He’s the latest victim in a series of my unfortunate accidents.   It’s not the first time that a Salt and Pepper...
Facebook Free Mar2

Facebook Free

Ten years ago, giving up chocolate or cigarettes for Lent would have been seen as a tough and ultimately rewarding challenge for most but this year one student from Manchester is going one step further: giving up Facebook. Easy...
Day 8 – The Best £10 I’ve Ever Spent Feb29

Day 8 – The Best £10 I’ve Ever Spent

Facebook Free, Day 8: Following my rather unsuccessful attempt at having my eyebrows shaped and threaded last week (a Mercedes drove into me in the car park, subsequently my car took priority over my unruly eyebrows.) I decided that I...
Day 7 – The Great Sock Discovery Feb28

Day 7 – The Great Sock Discovery

Facebook Free, Day 7: Another successful day managing to avoid public transport (as well as Facebook, I’d like to add). This evening I’m imposing myself on Bex, who’s currently living in Manchester, although she’s taking full advantage of my stay....
Day 6 – If I Wanted To Stop Driving, I’d Have Given It Up For Lent Feb27

Day 6 – If I Wanted To Stop Driving, I’d Have Given It Up For Lent

Facebook Free Day 6: Still without a car. I’m trying to avoid public transport at all costs for two reasons: mainly because sitting next to crazy Jackie seems fruitless without being able to post an update about her crazy antics...
Day 5 – Uni Work On A Sunday, Isn’t That Sacrilege? Feb26

Day 5 – Uni Work On A Sunday, Isn’t That Sacrilege?

Facebook Free, Day 5: There are two people who I’d like to meet, the man who invented heels – to thank him eternally – and the half wit who managed to convince the world that students’ are Jeremy Kyle watching party...
Day 4 – They Say Things Come In Threes Feb25

Day 4 – They Say Things Come In Threes

Facebook Free, Day 4: They say things come in threes, so after the last couple of days I wasn’t at all surprised when I almost set the entire kitchen on fire with the deep fat fryer (not quite the do...
Day 3 – Facebook, You Have No Idea What You’ve Missed Out On In These Last Three Days Feb24

Day 3 – Facebook, You Have No Idea What You’ve Missed Out On In These Last Three Days

Facebook Free: Day 3 I’m at the CornerHouse cafe on Oxford Road in Manchester for a talk about Cookies, not the yummy kind – although they did have some of those too – the sort that are stored on your...