Tenner Week: Day 7: Sport or fitness day

It’s the final day of our £10 budgeting challenge with its theme of ‘Back to class’. Today’s thrifty activity is to make your own PE class or sports day, on your own terms as a grown up – nobody’s marking you out of 10, and it isn’t going on your end of year report card […]

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Tenner Week: Day 6: Art class day

It’s Day Six of our ‘Back to class’ Tenner Week challenge. Today’s free, or very cheap, activity is to have your own ‘art class’ and have some fun being creative. Cut loose and try something new, or simply paint like no-one’s looking. You don’t have to create a masterpiece today, just enjoy the process and […]

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Tenner Week: Day 5: Hit the library

It’s the fifth day of our latest ‘Back to class’ Tenner Week challenge, and today we’re looking for free or very cheap books to read. Let’s go looking for some! If you have time today, set a few minutes aside for reading as well, if you like. It’s completely up to you what sort of […]

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Tenner Week: Day 4: Documentary day

Our activity for Day Four of this Tenner Week challenge should hopefully be relatively easy to do, and it might also be life affirming, troubling or inspiring. We’re going to find a documentary to watch, ideally for free. You can pick any documentary format you like, from a feature length film to a TV show, […]

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Tenner Week: Day 3: Practical skills day

Today we’re looking for some free non-academic ways to learn, as part of the ‘Back to class’ Tenner Week budgeting challenge. It made me think back to school where you could do practical classes like woodwork, 3D, ceramics, cooking, sewing, health & relationships and all kinds of stuff like that. All you have to do […]

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Tenner Week: Day 2: Attend a lecture

For Day Two of our latest ‘Back to school’ Tenner Week challenge, we’re going to find an interesting lecture or talk to attend. Sometimes you can learn more from an interesting half hour presentation than you can from many hours of reading or other study, especially if it’s given by an entertaining or expert speaker. Even better, […]

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