Hankies rule

Ever since I was a kid I have used hankies. I keep a stash of hankies in the bathroom downstairs and one in my handbag. The trick is to have enough to last a week-long snotty cold. But how do disposable tissues stack up against cloth hankies in the environment stakes? Are tissues really worse …

Stockpiling

How much stuff do you keep just in case? Keeping a few spares makes perfect sense if you suddenly remember a friends birthday and you don't want to have to rush out and buy a card, but what if it's ten years worth of extra stuff? Over the past few months I have discovered a …