You Are Not What You Own (and Neither am I)

The Joy of Less, A Minimalist Living Guide: How to Declutter, Organize, and Simplify Your Life. Francine Jay

‘The compulsion to identify with consumer products reaches deep into our lives – from our choice of homes to what we put in them.’ (The Joy of Less, Francine Jay, 2010) I’ve been reading (the kindle edition of) The Joy of Less: a Minimalist Living Guide, by Francine Jay, and also her short ebook Miss…

Clutter is Anything You Neither Need Nor Love

Small bone china tea cup with gold rim and yellow flower pattern on cup and saucer

In the second in our series on decluttering your home, Kirsten McCulloch visits her grandfather’s house and is challenged to examine the motivations behind her cluttering ways. In the break between Christmas and New Year I  visited my Grandfather’s somewhat empty house on the New South Wales central coast. Empty, in the sense that no-one…