In a Nutshellother blog: fabulously broke in the city
minimalist since: 2007 -- why minimalism?
talk to me: contact me here!
current location: canada/usa
home: hotel room
owns: 3 suitcases 2 carryons of stuff
# of items: more than 100!
furniture: 1 japanese futon
works: business consultant
gadgets: macbook pro, ipod touch (pda)
drinks: earl grey cream tea
practices: rebel yoga and de-cluttering
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
quirk: must prep my food before eating
Most Recent Posts
- Decluttering and Clearing Your Mind
- Beautiful graffiti I’d welcome with my arms wide open!
- How Often Do You Give Compliments?
- Traveling alone and want to take pictures of yourself there? No problem!
- I Like Buying Nice Things
- Organizing Books on a Bookcase: Stop Motion
- In Which I Discover That I *Need* a Chair
- Richness is when you need no more
- On Packing Light
- Roll it Experimental Housing / University of Karlsruhe
Posted on 8 September , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet People can call it strange, but I say brilliant. You won’t have to give up the camera to a stranger to take a picture of you (what if they […]
Posted on 25 August , 2014 | No CommentsTweet The trick is just to change your mindset so that you need no more than what you have. As for the question of wanting more, it’s something that can […]
Posted on 8 August , 2014 | 3 CommentsTweet I personally consider this to be a fascinating subject. I chose the number 4 because of the 4-hour workweek by Tim Ferriss, a book that talks about increasing productivity […]
Posted on 4 August , 2014 | No CommentsTweet A Man came into a forest, and made a petition to the Trees to provide him a handle for his axe. The Trees consented to his request, and gave […]
Posted on 21 July , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet I know you’ve heard of wishing wells, but how about money trees? When travelers in Britain pass by these trees, they hammer in a coin into these trees. Kind […]
Posted on 14 July , 2014 | No CommentsTweet A Farmer placed nets on his newly sown plough lands, and caught a quantity of Cranes, which came to pick up his seed. With them he trapped a Stork […]
Posted on 7 July , 2014 | 3 CommentsTweet I remember moving out and thinking: Wait a minute. What do I need? I don’t know. I guess I’ll just figure it out as I go along. Multiple trips […]
Posted on 19 May , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet I have a soft spot for this, because I am a bit of a manga freak. Plus, I like the idea of re-using something you don’t read for such […]
Posted on 28 April , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Sometimes a simple comic is all you need to put things into perspective.
Posted on 14 April , 2014 | No CommentsTweet By Toby Ng, it’s an imaginary village of 100 people who represent the 7 billion of us (and counting) in the global village. See more images here
Posted on 10 February , 2014 | No CommentsTweet This deaf woman named Sloan Churman got an implant that uses eardrum vibrations to bring sound back to her ear. Watch as she hears her own voice for the […]
Posted on 23 December , 2013 | No CommentsTweet No one can imagine doing something if they haven’t done it themselves before. Think back to when you were a little kid and your parents told you to put […]
Posted on 28 October , 2013 | 1 CommentTweet This is really a lovely video — the reactions of the nomads seeing their photo for the first time is something very innocent and pure. The photos were taken […]
Posted on 15 October , 2013 | 1 CommentTweet So you’ve finally retired. Congratulations! Now what? Do you really want to spend the rest of your days lounging around? Of course not. Here are a few activities you […]
Posted on 11 October , 2013 | 6 CommentsTweet I always love to look at studies like this. The Economist magazine does a ranking of the best cities in the world to live in. Not all cities are […]