Introducing the Simple Money Project

It is fair to say that it has taken me a long time to get to grips with money. When I was a student I would say a little prayer every time I visited the cash machine because I was never confident that there would actually be enough money in the account left over from… Continue reading Introducing the Simple Money Project

mental health, Simplicity, Thoughts

Four steps towards contentment 

Consumer culture tells us that we always need more. What we have is not enough. Who we are is not enough. I spent a long time thinking that I could only start to really live my life and embrace it, once I improved myself to the point where I was 'acceptable'. I was unhappy and… Continue reading Four steps towards contentment 

Life in New Zealand, Simplicity

The 5 simple financial principles that have brought us peace

    Since moving here to New Zealand, we have adopted a more purposeful and intentional approach to our family finances. We are still a work in progress and do not claim to be experts by any means but we have come such a long way and have learned so much. We are no longer… Continue reading The 5 simple financial principles that have brought us peace

Life in New Zealand, Reflecting, Simplicity, Thoughts


Living a simple life. It sounds simple and surely it should be simple - but what does it actually mean? One of my recurring goals for at least the past 10 years has been to “simplify my life” but I am still not exactly sure what it is that I really want to achieve. Fourteen… Continue reading Simplification