The spring creeps in, the rainy days a little warmer, clouded blue skies above suburban rooftops. Green shoots rise from the dirt and the world feels like it’s in the process of transformation. Sunlight through the curtains in the early … Continue reading THE MINIMUM WEEKLY #14
Bamboo toothbrushes in ceramic pots, the sun coming in through the window and onto the plants. Clothing in earth tones with natural fibres, simplistic wardrobes. No sideboard full of products, only the essentials for a simple life. Zero-waste, plastic-free, reduce, … Continue reading SUSTAINABILITY GONE WRONG?
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
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?
The exchange of cash, the beep of a debit card, the bank statement littered with items which we can’t remember purchasing. We walk through life looking for things. We pick things up, we feel them, we think we need them. … Continue reading THREE THINGS TO STOP BUYING IN 2021
Store shelves, messy, littered with goods which invite you to buy them. Sale signs, catalogues with bold numbers telling you how much you can save, if only you spend that money. Bright store lighting, customer announcements, that old song you … Continue reading THREE THINGS YOU SHOULD BUY AS A MINIMALIST