August 2, 2019

We’ve made it to the end of another Rations Week! Congratulations to all of you who have joined us and survived with us.

Rations week always gives me time to reflect upon my daily life and consider things that I don’t usually think about too deeply. Social media is one...

August 1, 2019

Well, what a day that was. This morning I was tied to the kitchen, baking bread and rolls and cooking dinner for tonight and this afternoon I was transported back in time to 1940 and life as it would have been in Ramsgate for 300 families living in the war time tunnels...

August 4, 2018

So here we are, the end of another rations week and, just like last year, I am sad to be stopping - not because I have developed a sudden love of cookery, but because rationing seems to have made our pace of life slow right down. We have found fascination and contentme...

July 31, 2018

Today has been another day spent at home, enjoying the simplicity of rationing and making the most of the people, space and food around us.

A key point that has arisen already for me, is that the less I have, the less I want. The best thing about rationing, for me perso...

July 30, 2018

When Bryn suggested that we do rations week again this year I was very pleased, firstly that he had enjoyed his experience last year, but also that I would get the opportunity for another week of a much simpler and slower way of life.

Living off world war two rations la...