A British couple who won £1million in the lottery last year have described their "relief" at no longer being stressed about money - and the very mundane first purchases they made.
Ruth and Rob Giblin won the six figure sum in a special Euromillions draw last July.
Since then they have been able to become more relaxed about their money situation and treat themselves to a number of luxuries.
From being able to take their 17-year-old son and 14-year-old daughter on their first flights, to visiting London and getting a dog, the couple from Shropshire have been able to completely transform their lives.
Ruth and Rob Giblin spent their money initially on an eye test
The National Lottery
But their initial purchase was far more ordinary.
“I am a practical person – the first thing I bought was an eye test and glasses," Ruth told The Mirror.
“I do still have pinch myself moments and some days I go back to when we couldn’t afford much.
"I remember not wanting to pay for a gondola trip in Venice because it was €80.