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Tips for Meanies : Thrifty Wisdom from The Oldie



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Author: Jane Thynne

Publisher: Vintage Publishing

Publish Date: 01 Jan 2015

ISBN-13: 9780224096034

Pages: 304

File Type: PDF

Language: English

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Preface

Tips for Meanies is an irreverent guide to thrift, the perfect present for the Meanies in your life that will equip them with new, versatile weapons for their armoury:

– Discover the penny-pinching potential of everyday miracle products, from toothpaste and vinegar to barbecue briquettes
– Find cunning ways to curb household shopping and energy bills
– Avoid pricey trips to the chemist by channelling the healing powers of cheap and easy home remedies

… everything Meanies need to keep their household clean, green – and very mean.
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About the Author

Jane Thynne was born in Venezuela and educated in London. She graduated from Oxford University with a degree in English and joined the BBC as a journalist. She has also worked at the Sunday Times, the Daily Telegraph and the Independent, as well as numerous British magazines. She appears as a broadcaster on Radio 4. She is married to the writer Philip Kerr. They have three children and live in London.

Martin Honeysett is a renowned cartoonist and illustrator, whose work has appeared in Punch, Private Eye, the Evening Standard, the Observer, the Oldie and many other magazines and newspapers.
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Table of Contents

“A practical and amusing ode to thrift”
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