Every year, my best friend and I send each other a five pound
note taped to the inside of each other's birthday cards (just like
our grannies used to do). We've been doing it for 20 years and the
idea is to buy or do something that makes us happy.
This year I spotted a cantaloupe melon outrageously priced at
five whole pounds but I had to see if it was worth it. It was the
best damn melon I've ever tasted! Other cool things I've bagged for
my fivers include:
2 rides on the dodgems at the local funfair
Haddock & chips from the fish shop near our sofa
makers in Long Eaton
A half day ticket to any of the courts at Wimbledon (except
And, as of
last week, you can pick up one of our gorgeous Sintra pillowcases
for just five
pounds. You can't go wrong.
Charlie & the Loafers x
PS Congrats to Faye who won last week's competition!
Check out her winning answer