Why I don’t watch TV

Why I don’t watch TV

Why I don’t watch TV – It steals your attention, if you’re a visual like me its hard to avoid its hypnotising projections. – Its full of mind-numbing crap ! – So many ‘shows’ where all they do Is compare fat people, compare pretty people, tell...
15 minutes to clutter free

15 minutes to clutter free

Look around you, look at all that stuff, that clutter. It bothers you doesn’t it ? Maybe not a lot, but wouldn’t it be nice if it weren’t there. My challenge to you, is just to spend 15 minutes removing it. Thats all it will take. Just spending 15 minutes a day will...
The 9 to 5 Nightmare

The 9 to 5 Nightmare

I’ve never been a fan of the 9 to 5 work day. Or as I refer to it, the 9 to 5 nightmare. Its like a self-generating conveyor. You get one one end at 9 and plop off the end at 5. If you’re lucky, you climb the ranks of management, where the conveyor starts earlier and...
3 Major Things I’m learning to live without

3 Major Things I’m learning to live without

3 Major Things I’m learning to live without   1) A Mortgage 2) The Television 3) Gifts I guess some of these things are ingrained in the lifestyle of the UK, and possibly further afield. Everyone wants their own house and the burden of a mortgage to go with it....
The Lifestyle Currency

The Lifestyle Currency

[image Toban Black – creative commons] The Lifestyle Currency My in-laws were children of the war, they had nothing, neither money or possessions. My parents were neither poor nor well off, my dad worked hard, we didn’t see a lot of him but we were one of the...

I’m Fine Thanks

  I’d so love to see this film produced. It was an immediate connection to not only the American Dream gone wrong, but the UK lifestyle expectation gone wrong too. The project is described as : I’m Fine, Thanks is a new, feature-length documentary...

Was Albert Einstein a Minimalist ?

I wonder, was Albert Einstein a minimalist ? Was he the founder of the minimalist lifestyle ? In my former corporate consumerist life  I was known for using some of his famous quotes. Probably my favourite was : “the definition of madness is to keep doing the same...

10 Easy Tips to Minimise your Stuff

Becoming a minimalist for, means removing those things we don’t want, to make time and place for those we do. One of the fundamental parts of minimalism for me, was reducing the amount of possessions I owned. Just reducing stuff. Below are 10 easy tips to minimise...