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Saying NO To Minimalism!

Saying No To Minimalism! OK! Enough! I am not a minimalist…now step away from my books! My struggle with minimalism should be obvious by now to readers of this blog. I have to admit I am seduced by the idea. I … 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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Getting High.

I am still ‘high’ from Saturday, and it is now Tuesday afternoon. I am not sure when I am going to come down again. It was a ‘legal high’ of course, we are not advocating breaking the law here, and … Continue reading

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Multi-tasking Fiasco!

I don’t know about you, but I have always been told that multi-tasking is the Holy Grail of efficiency. Get one job started, and whilst that is humming along, start on the next, the whole time keeping a weather eye … 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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