Do the 30 Day ‘Let It Go Challenge’

I’ve just finished reading a book by Gail Blanke entitled Throw Out Fifty Things, which I can highly recommend! These 50 things can be objects, habits or anything else having a negative impact on your life and your surroundings. The catch? When it comes to objects, a cluster of worn down pencils, or a bunch of biros that […]

D is for downsizing (without moving)

Sad to say my terrific neighbour is moving out today, and while he is in the process of moving to a place with more room for his changing circumstances, I am reminded that when I moved here, my situation was just the reverse, I had to do a massive ‘down-sizing’. Truth is moving or not, […]

Steve Jobs helping you to keep your emails brief?

Lets face it, sometimes it’s hard to write a ‘short’ reply, yet there are situations when the email box is too full and messages need to be brief. I even read an account once of someone thinking that the length of their reply needed to match the length of the ‘effort’ in the email he […]

Can you remove 50 things before Easter?

I’ve just finished reading a book by Gail Blanke entitled Throw Out Fifty Things, which I can highly recommend! These 50 things can be objects, habits or anything else having a negative impact on your life and your surroundings. The catch? When it comes to objects, a cluster of worn down pencils, or a bunch of biros […]

Do you need an incentive to get rid of some stuff?

In these tough economic times it’s good to stop for a moment and think about what you’re spending your money on. This ASIC Moneysmart Infographic reveals some interesting insights on the buying and selling habits of Australians which will open your eyes. And when we consider the cost of ‘stuff’, what about the stuff we ‘store’ elsewhere. […]

Wonderful bed linen innovation

Doonas, duvets, continental quilts, whatever you like to call the things (I have a few choice words of my own which I can’t share here), well anyway, they drive me nuts! When it comes to wash day I find them incredibly time consuming. Believe me there are plenty of YouTube videos online that show that […]

The immaculate threads of Steve Jobs by Dominic Wilcox

For the October 2008, 75th Anniversary Edition of Esquire magazine, artist Dominic Wilcox was commissioned to style a photograph to accompany an article on Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs, for the magazine’s feature on the 75 Most Influencial People of the 21st Century. The resulting mixed media entitled “The Immaculate Threads“ is a wonderful […]

Groovy workstation “The Office Pod”

Stumbled across this great workstation. It’s a UK design, but wouldn’t it be great if someone did something similar here in Australia or imported them? Great stylish idea. Almost like a home office ‘tardis’. The Office Pod.