5 ways to squirrel away your salary for a trip of a lifetime

With the summer holidays already a distant memory, dark winter days
are casting a menacing shadow over our lives.  But what if you had the means
to nip off for a luxury weekend in Dubai or a short break to the sunny south of France?  With these nifty, thrifty tips you could be swapping sarnies at Pret for a Croque
Madame on the Cote D’Azur.

close up of a grey squirrel feeding from a grain bin

Gary Knight Grey squirrel perching on a bench while feeding

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An office worker’s guide to urban foraging

Best-loved for lunch break picnics, London’s parks provide the ideal summertime escape for sun-starved office workers.   But while we’re lolling around tucking into offerings from Itsu, we remain blissfully unaware of the vast array of sustenance sprouting up all around us. Intrigued by the current vogue for wild ingredients, I jumped on the foraging bandwagon and headed to Clissold Park to see what I could rustle up for my own lacklustre lunches.

foraging guide holding a plant

Office Breaks urban foraging

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