Blog, Simplicity

Meet the cacti part 1- introducing Ernest

Ernest is my friend. He is rather affable, a little chilled out, and just plain cool. He also happens to be a cactus. I have no idea what type of cactus Ernest happens to be, I looked it up once I think, but the important thing is that he is awesome. Ernest was a teeny… Read More Meet the cacti part 1- introducing Ernest

Blog, Simplicity

Simple Beauty – minimal face and body oil

We buy shower gels and soaps that dry our skin. We buy moisturisers to replenish this lost moisture. We buy concoctions of god knows what to cover our lines and wrinkles and fill in pores and glide over spots. We work our hands to the bone then buy creams and products to make our nails… Read More Simple Beauty – minimal face and body oil

Blog, Simplicity, Words

Day

I hear the light grey skies before I see them, a certain shift in mood, in atmosphere. An almost heaviness waiting outside the windows. Pulling back linen, light dances in, shining through every part of me, filling the room, changing. Good morning, wake up, the day is here. I push open the windows and listen.… Read More Day

Blog, Minimalism, Simplicity

The application of minimalism

Applying minimalism. Let’s face it. Minimalism is sexy. Shiny. Aspirational…. …unachievable? Minimalism to me isn’t always about giving all your stuff away. In fact, it might not ever be about giving all your stuff away. To me, the meaning of minimalism is simplifying, only using and owning what is necessary, focusing on important things rather… Read More The application of minimalism