Decluttering my in-laws (Part 2)

You can read about part 1 of the decluttering blog post here. As you can see from the photos below, the progress through days 2 to 3 was impressive! In our four day visit we managed: 2 car loads to the council recycling centre, plus one more was ready to go the day after we left. […]

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Decluttering my in-laws (part 1) 

For a number of years my in-laws have been talking about the state of their garage and how they need to “sort it out”.  Over the 10 years they have been in their current house the garage condition has been compounded by a lack of fixed shelving and the boxes and boxes that were put […]

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Making my own deodorant

There are a dizzying range of products to reduce the impact of one of the realities of being a human animal. The fact that we sweat.  The beauty industry has played on our insecurities in this area. Creating a £500M UK industry to make us smell better, and reduce sweating. Types of deodorant There are […]

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What do you want for your birthday?

Both a lovely well meant sentence, and one filled with many challenges.  Especially for an aspiring minimalist, trying to reduce the amount of physical stuff my life.   The topic of presents is much discussed on minimalist blogs (for example; The Minimalists and London Minimalists), these writers talk about how they have given away presents […]

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