Tag Archives: Health & Happiness

Now that’s what I call Financial Independence!

Without further ado, here are The Escape Artist’s Top Anthems of Financial Independence… Working 9 to 5  (Dolly Parton) Was there ever a more under-rated thinker and businesswoman than Dolly Parton? For someone that never worked a cubicle, Dolly has an remarkable understanding of the dynamics of the Prison Camp. Don’t be fooled by the boobs, blonde hair and […]

Total freedom: Week 1

What a week its been! When I first started working aged 21 my vague dream was to work until 40 and then buy a little farm in the English countryside complete with an old Land Rover and some wellies.  Think Shaun the Sheep and you have the picture. I’d have kids who’d roam free outdoors, scrumping apples and making camps in the […]

The School Run : What car?

Its September and the children have gone back to school! With my newly won free time, I’ve been doing the school run.  I cycled with our 8 year old to the local primary school last week and was struck by the cars and the congestion at the school gate.  It was a bit like someone had arranged a  Monster […]