We might think twice before signing up for a class, a seminar, a week-end away or any other project.
Our decision to go ahead or not is often made after considering the cost.
One thing that does not require spending any money is Thinking.
OK, Time is Money as the saying goes yet time is fleeting.
If I stop to think about an idea, a book or anything else, I do not consider it a waste of time.
When things slow down, we might have less money to spend but more time to think, a Consumed to Thrifty thing to do.
In the run up to Free Thinking 08 billed as a Festival of Ideas, BBC Radio 3 offers 100 Free Thoughts, one a day, some topics already covered are: the relationship between politics and music, the importance of looking after the ecology of the mind, the baby boomer who won't lie down...
Free Thinking 08 takes place in Liverpool from Friday, October 1st to Sunday, November 2nd.
What's on your mind this Friday?