Minimalism: Books

I’ve hopped on the Ursula Le Guin train and so far it’s pretty alright. Le Guin is a classic science fiction author - 'The Left Hand of Darkness' is a popular book written by her – though the reason I’ve heard of her is relatively embarrassing. For the Jane Austen fan, you may have heard … Continue reading Minimalism: Books

The Effects of Minimalism

I posted an eco-friendly update here, but I wanted to write about the positive effects minimalism has had on my life thus far. As I’ve said, I’ve always been a neat, organised person who doesn’t like clutter or mess, but even so I've decluttered further in the last few weeks. I wouldn't call myself a … Continue reading The Effects of Minimalism

A New Journey

I’ve been thinking about the environment, and waste, and minimalism. With Woolworths getting rid of thin plastic bags, the environment is on a lot of people’s minds. I’ve never been particularly unaware of environmental issues, but lately I’ve been more proactive in researching and trying to understand what the problem is and what the average … Continue reading A New Journey

Ordinary (But Not)

I wake up and journal, eat breakfast and get ready for the day. I drive to work with good music playing and navigate through the fog, brace myself to face the cold for twenty seconds while I walk into the office. I work and drink tea and stand by the heater, but mostly work. I … Continue reading Ordinary (But Not)

Ten Minutes Bro

I have decided to try something and that is to do something for ten minutes a day. My theory is this: dedicating ten minutes to a task is easier than committing to half an hour or more. By saying I'll do something for ten minutes, I'll end up spending more time on them anyway whilst … Continue reading Ten Minutes Bro