Through the morning coffees all the way to the afternoon walks, the days roll by- each one allowing a unique chance for us to change how we interact with the world. Each week we walk through the days with the … Continue reading THE MINIMUM WEEKLY #13
Clean and sparse apartments, white furniture, pale wood surfaces, clothing rails with just enough items for everyday life. Things clearly laid out, neat and precise, desktops in flatlay style, each thing with it’s own purpose, value in every piece. Walk-in … Continue reading MINIMALISM & MAXIMALISM: MORE SIMILAR THAN YOU’D THINK
Some weeks something crashes into your life from out of the blue, something you knew you needed, something you didn’t realise you were waiting for. The coffee is strong and bitter, the day is bright and shining, all at once … Continue reading THE MINIMUM WEEKLY #12
Cityscapes filled with ash and rubble, fires in the distance, the quiet looming silence usually filled with urban sounds. Rural areas, now overgrown, houses with boarded windows, overtaken by nature, dusty paths and cracked stonework. Impending news alerts, sirens, natural … Continue reading APOCALYPSE PREPPERS: ANTICIPATION OR ANTICLIMAX?
Sustainability. That vague concept, conjuring images of metal water bottles, hemp fabrics, anti-plastic movements. News reports, climate change, the horror of unsustainable choices and their effects on our world. It can feel uncomfortable to think about sustainability, and our place … Continue reading COMBINING MINIMALISM & SUSTAINABILITY
The months blend into each other, frothed milk poured over espresso shots, mingling together. Some weeks feel vibrant and significant, others feel underwhelming- all the while the news sprawls headlines which last only a day or two in their relevance, … Continue reading THE MINIMUM WEEKLY #11
In the early days, it’s easy to keep up momentum with minimalism, always something new to declutter, more bags of things to donate, more recycling to be done. Smooth, clear surfaces, and the peace of mind that comes with a … Continue reading SO YOU’VE LOST MOMENTUM WITH MINIMALISM, NOW WHAT?
A busy scene: checklists, schedules which span the whole day, from the dewy morning to the midnight sky- a sense of urgency, to get things done and to conquer the vague concept of time. Productivity is everywhere. But, usually, when … Continue reading TOXIC PRODUCTIVITY
The strong brewed coffee scent in the morning, with dappled sunlight shining in through the net curtain. Sometimes, the rush of news feels far away, and for a minute life just happens. The planes whir in the sky outside, and … Continue reading THE MINIMUM WEEKLY #10
Often, we think too much. We enter that great and vast chasm of concern which seems to drag us down into it. We pretend that we’re somewhere else, we run from it as though we have somewhere else to go, … Continue reading HOW TO OVERCOME FEAR