Category Archives: Slow Living

The Day After

It’s the day after Christmas here, Boxing Day. In the UK it is still…just…Christmas and many in the USA are sitting down to Christmas supper right now. I had a wonderful Christmas, my eldest came home on Christmas Eve, and … Continue reading

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Slow Living Takes Time

Err, kind of obvious I know, but then on the other hand maybe not quite so obvious. Take shopping for example. Where I live there are 2 great weekend markets. One on Saturday, the other Sunday. The Saturday market has … Continue reading

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Living Life by Numbers

Do you remember those ‘Paint by Numbers’ pictures you did when you were a kid? They weren’t too bad, if you were careful when you did them, and you stood well back when looking at the finished picture. But they … Continue reading

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The Tyranny of the Blog Post

I have been away for a few days with my middle child. I say ‘child’ but she is a young woman of 22! We went in my hippy camper van and had a wonderful time.  We walked in the forests, … Continue reading

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Just get it done!

It has been a very busy few days. I have done a number of things I wanted to do which I enjoyed, and several others I did not want to do but had to be done. And then on top … Continue reading

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Slow Living vs Minimalism

There are other names too – Simple Living; Voluntary Simplicity; Sustainable Living. What do they all mean? And how do they differ from each other? The simplest way to look at it is to see what they have in common. … Continue reading

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Slow Running…..yes I KNOW!

OK, OK, I can hear you! “Slow running, that’s a good one! Now there’s an excuse I haven’t heard before….” But I mean it. Actually slow running is a great example to illustrate what slow living is all about. Its … Continue reading

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