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'I do clothes swaps with my friends': Why it pays to be thrifty in Northern Ireland


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Recyclers: Second hand clothes lover Helen McClements

Recyclers: Second hand clothes lover Helen McClements

Stephen Hamilton

Recyclers: Second hand clothes lover Helen McClements

Northern Ireland is apparently the second most thrifty region in the UK. Linda Stewart talks to three local people careful with their cash.

'I do clothes swaps with my friends'

Writer and teacher Helen McClements (41), from Belfast, who publishes the Sour Wee Blog, is married to Stevey and has two daughters Natasha (7) and Georgina (8).