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other people’s clutter

other people’s clutter

I was intrigued by the comments from people who said they wouldn’t dare declutter somebody else’s belongings.  In this family when it comes to household stuff everyone pitches in.  But the Boss really can’t be bothered with sorting out clothes.  To be honest he can’t be bothered with putting them away either.  He knows full ... Read More
 
do not declutter this book!

do not declutter this book!

  Yup, you read it right.  I am going to actively encourage you to make a purchase and to keep it!  My book.  It’s got nothing to do with decluttering and isn’t actively aimed at your age group (I am assuming I do not have a huge under 16 readership).  But I think it is ... Read More
 
people who care

people who care

The trip is drawing to a close.  Only ten days to go.  Am seriously considering how to emigrate, on my own if necessary. Things I love about Australia: The weather The weather The weather…. Everyone is so friendly.  I have no idea how Londoners (and I can say that as I was born and brought ... Read More
 
on the final leg

on the final leg

Back inside again today.  Which shows piss poor planning as it is a lovely day and perfect for clearing out the outbuildings; which we opted to do in the cold and rain. Having taken another carload of books to Amina we had a look at the heaving bookcases in the Gin Gan and started all ... Read More
 

financial straits

By all accounts we are not poor.  I am well aware that our income puts us well in the upper percentage of the population, please do not post to say how lucky we are,  I am well aware of that, but that does not mean we do not have to watch our pennies, that we ... Read More
 
farthings and fancy cars

farthings and fancy cars

Christmas is coming the goose is getting fat Please put a penny in the old man’s hat If you haven’t got a penny a farthing will do If you haven’t got a farthing God bless you.   Christmas is indeed coming, but farthings (a quarter of a penny) are long gone.  The man with the ... Read More
 
plans

plans

I have not fallen off the edge of the planet (despite the prayers of many no doubt) I have been preserving and catching up with all those little jobs that have the ability to turn into thwacking great monsters if I don’t keep on top of them. I am on top of them.  So life, ... Read More