Tuesday March 31, 2020

Catherine O'Mahony: Off Message

The quest to whittle things down to the essentials is an endless and effectively unwinnable one

24th January, 2016
Decluttering your house is one of those things that feels like a good idea at the time, then swiftly ceases to be so

2016 is my year of buying nothing inessential. There is too much stuff in my life. Too many dresses that don’t fit. Too many bathroom mats. Too many picture frames. Too many shoes. Too many pieces of paper. Too many crafting materials to be deployed when the spirit of creativity next strikes (which it never does as I am too busy watching Netflix).

The annoyance that this overcrowding causes has been brought into focus...

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