Brendan Seery
Deputy Editor
4 minute read
30 Jan 2021
8:01 am

Orchids and Onions: Beating Januworry blues

Brendan Seery

First, get some cash. Second, get rid of the clutter in your life.

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This Januworry (don’t know who coined that, but it’s a brilliant summing up of the morning-after-the-night-before month) has been tougher than most, what with the Covid-19 restrictions and the general tightness of money in the economy, for various, obvious reasons. The first month of the year is when we are all struggling, even without the special current circumstances. It’s when we realise we binged a bit over the festive season and credit cards are maxxed out….and never mind that the days until payday seem to each consist of about 37 hours. It’s the time when many of us have to...