Category Archives: Slow Living

Procrastination…the Ultimate in Slow Living?

It is with a degree of irony that I admit I have procrastinated about writing this post for over a week. I had the idea about 10 days ago and a few days later wrote the post title on my … Continue reading

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Lessons from my Sourdough Starter

Lessons From My Sourdough Starter I have a sourdough starter. For those who are not into home baking, a starter is what people used to raise baked goods before they could buy yeast. According to Wiki, (Wikipedia, sourdough) sourdough probably … Continue reading

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Minimalism or Homesteading?

Minimalism or Homesteading?   I am back to considering the clutter again. Like most of us I struggle in this area. I read books like Clutter Be Gone! and websites like The Minimalists and I strive to emulate these people, … Continue reading

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I’m going to die….

So are you! So is your dog, your cat, your goldfish, and, heartbreakingly, your child. Although not, we all fervently pray, before you. We will all die, as Benjamin Franklin pointed out, “‘In this world nothing can be said to be … Continue reading

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Goal Setting…The Dark Side.

Goal setting is all the rage nowadays. The internet, films, articles and endless self help books tell us how to set goals, how to break them down into manageable sub goals and then everything will be wonderful, the sun will … Continue reading

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Running, the Minimalist Sport?

Running is the ultimate minimalist sport. Shirt, shorts, shoes…sorted! Once outside your front door you put one foot in front of the other and repeat until you have done as much as you want, or until you reach home again. … Continue reading

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So…I had my van broken into on New Years Eve!

Yep, my New Years present was waiting for me after a run. The day had started well. After several days of heavy rain, the skies had cleared and it was promising to be a beautiful day. Peter and I got … Continue reading

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