I have been looking out for something suitable to be the basis of my onebagonelife experiment and as luck would have it I was donated this handsome suitcase by a generous donor who had used it for a few years but now felt they needed new. I had expected to have to buy a suitcase … Continue reading One bag, or is it a Russian doll?
I have been gathering my thoughts about minimal living and minimalism over the last couple of years and trying to clarify what feels best for me. I certainly don't want to live in a white room with only a chair in it nor do I want to be carrying around decades of detritus under the … Continue reading Intentional Living – A guide to life not a blueprint
The fact that you may be reading this on a smart phone lying on a far flung beach or even up a mountain somewhere in the world is an amazing fact that we far to often take for granted. It wasn't that long ago that calls had to be made from a telephone on a … Continue reading Data on the move
Intro. The topic of this post is partly prompted by the seemingly unstoppable program of house building currently being driven by the government, in order to address the housing shortage. In my local community once green and lovely fields are being ripped up to make way for identikit mass produced and unadventurous homes squeezed into … Continue reading Tiny Britain; taking a look at living in smaller spaces
With so many places to turn to for advice on reducing the "stuff" it is some what confusing and overwhelming to which the lengths people will go to minimise their lives and the advice they expound around the ways one can achieve this minimal nirvana. I have been spending some considerable time looking around at … Continue reading Downsize, dump, declutter – Making space for a new life.
Birth of a blog Why is it. In order to get the ball rolling and to tie myself down to actually committing to ’this’ I started off with a pretty perfunctory overview of what the blog was really about. Now with a bit more time this is an attempt to set out a bit of … Continue reading One Life One Bag – More or less
Having had a couple of goes at starting blogs without having any real purpose to them, they went the way of many initial enthusiastic launches that fizzled out over time. I just didn’t seem to be able to keep my interest going or slog it out over months of effort. It seems to me that … Continue reading Hello World! A launch into the unknown