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
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Archive for August, 2012
Posted on 31 August , 2012 | 4 CommentsAs I continue to learn and apply minimalism to my own lifestyle, I have been in a few akward situations because most of my entourage is not exactly of the...
Posted on 29 August , 2012 | 3 CommentsVery. VERY cool. I am trying not to use as much plastic as possible, but sometimes it’s unavoidable. That being said, check out this cool machine invented by the Japanese!...
Posted on 28 August , 2012 | 2 CommentsMy last post on Singapore! I found the country very beautiful, albeit a bit sterile for my liking. It didn’t really feel like people were really living their lives to...
Posted on 27 August , 2012 | 5 CommentsEveryone has things that they can’t let go. Want to see one of mine? This huge, honking, child-sized teddy bear from Ikea that didn’t cost more than perhaps $20. I...
Posted on 24 August , 2012 | 9 CommentsAnd by consumer, I don’t mean just by goods, but specifically what we choose to eat. I am going to say right now, that I will never be a full...
Posted on 22 August , 2012 | 2 CommentsI’ve discussed many times how I’ve been trying to de-clutter my life and the main things that I’ve been working on are: -Reducing paper -Cleaning the garage -Moving to the...
Posted on 21 August , 2012 | 3 CommentsI didn’t totally hate everything I ate in Singapore. I had a few favourites, and I stuck to them. Namely, satay, which I rather liked. The rest — chili crab...
Posted on 20 August , 2012 | 2 CommentsDo you live to work or work to live? Many will quickly say: I work to live! I want to take time off, relax, it’s just a job, it’s just...
Posted on 17 August , 2012 | 4 Comments“I am a great believer in luck. The harder I work, the more of it I seem to have.” – Coleman Cox, in Listen to this (1922) Did you ever...
Posted on 15 August , 2012 | 18 CommentsThe other day I went out with just a jacket, jeans, my minimalist silver ID wallet and my iPod Touch. See below: Nothing else. I cannot tell you how...
Posted on 14 August , 2012 | 2 CommentsCooking in a hotel room is our thing. We didn’t have to really do it in Hong Kong (but it was hard NOT to with all the fresh food), but...
Posted on 13 August , 2012 | 2 CommentsYes I am using the word “literally” to mean that they are made out of trash. (Wow! The first correct usage of literally on my blog ) Since 1996, German...
Posted on 10 August , 2012 | 3 CommentsFirst off, thank you for even starting to read this post. I know that zodiac signs can seem a bit silly and there’s no doubt that many take them too...
Posted on 8 August , 2012 | 5 CommentsLife is way more interesting if you are challenged at every turn, even sinking down to the very bottom depths of despair, than if everything were to come too easily...
Posted on 7 August , 2012 | 2 CommentsHONG KONG Aside from having some of the best markets I’ve ever come across in the world, Hong Kong also had the best prepared foods (GREAT for traveling as tourists,...
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