Words mean different things to different people. For Cathy Tremain, austerity means living within one's means and not being conformed to the materialistic values of our society.
This is an evocative blog which includes posts about nature and some wonderful poetry. Cathy's struggle with illiteracy, an abusive and neglectful childhood and teachers who never believed in her also of course helps make this blog all the more interesting.
Find it here.http://www.austerity101.wordpress.com