'I'm always looking for the Hows and the Whys and the Whats,' said Muskrat, 'That is why I speak as I do. You've heard of Muskrat's Much-in-Little, of course?'
'No,' said the child. 'What is it?'
- The Mouse and his Child. Russell Hoban.

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Wednesday, 18 June 2008

Saving




For ages I've been trying to save money.  This is mostly because I don't like working much, and it means I have more money to do the things I really want to, eg go on overseas trips or buy books.
I save mostly in areas of house-hold expenditure, and so I'm feeling rather smug when I see how many of the suggestions in this diagram I've been doing for years.  

Note to self: must work on not using the car so much.  Make a start as soon as have come back from Dunedin trip ...

4 comments:

  1. I just love this poster! Where did it come from?

    Can I post it on my blog?

    Like you, I do most of these things as much as I possibly can. Don't use a car much at all, about 3K miles per year, or about 1/5 the average.

    Dan

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  2. Hi Dan, yes, it appeals to me too. Of course you can use it. You should be able to grab it off my site and save it to your own mac :-) Then you can do what you want with it. But let me know if you can't and I'll do something else.

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  3. That's a Mind Map, I've been making them for years. Check out the technique here: http://www.worldmindmappingcouncil.com/

    Or Google Mind Map in images for lots of other examples

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  4. Yes, Crofty, in schools I make them up from children's brainstorms at the beginning of projects. Or get older kids to make their own. They are a really good tool. Good for adult decision-making too. Thanks for the site.

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