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
- Quote of the Month: Walt Disney
- Want to Sell Your Home? De-Clutter
- Quote Of The Month: Margaret B. Runbeck
- Do You Minimize Your Energy Consumption?
- Do You Take Pleasure in the Ordinary?
- Take breaks to enjoy something longer
- Good News: Technology Can’t Solve All Problems After All
- Fighting Clutter Creep in Your Home
- Smart power cord bar design for outlets
- Do You Make “Impulsive” Purchases?
Posted on 13 July , 2012 | 2 CommentsA couple of weeks ago, I went over the pros and cons of gradually moving a lot of your files, paper and data to a cloud hosted environment. I’ve been...
Posted on 11 July , 2012 | 16 CommentsConsidering how much it must take to create one of these e-readers, it’s not such a crazy question. Well the folks at Slate have the answer: Think of an e-reader...
Posted on 10 July , 2012 | No CommentsThis is the area and the actual People’s Square in Shanghai. Or at least, I think so. Reading the signs was difficult because it was all in Chinese.. They have...
Posted on 9 July , 2012 | 20 CommentsJust a light-hearted hoarder story today. Enjoy! Have I ever mentioned that my parents are hoarders? Well, they are. Not as bad as the ones shown on TV, but having...
Posted on 6 July , 2012 | 12 CommentsSome movements in recent years have taken off for many different reasons but a big one of course are how powerful social media has become. That and in the rise...
Posted on 4 July , 2012 | 3 Comments
Posted on 3 July , 2012 | 3 CommentsThis had its own subway (SMRT) stop, so it was crazy easy to find. We exited and there was a long path before we reached the gardens itself, which were...
Posted on 2 July , 2012 | 17 CommentsI don’t own CDs nor do I own cassettes. What I do own, are two hard drives full of music @ 200GB worth. That’s thousands upon thousands of songs, and...
Posted on 29 June , 2012 | 14 CommentsAs part of my mission to end up with less stuff and to minimize the clutter in my life, I’ve also set myself on a mission to reduce the...
Posted on 27 June , 2012 | 1 CommentCars on the left, bus in the middle and people on bikes on the right. A great visual to show just how much space cars can take up versus other...
Posted on 26 June , 2012 | 3 CommentsIt is no secret that Hong Kong was my favourite city. If only it wasn’t so polluted and humid!
Posted on 25 June , 2012 | 10 CommentsThere seems to be a little movement or trend towards super tiny spaces. For the record, I am not someone who would be happy living in 100 square feet or...
Posted on 22 June , 2012 | 10 CommentsI’m curious because with both my job and my 2nd job/hobby running these blogs you can imagine that I spend a fair amount of time. Add a little tv/movie time...
Posted on 20 June , 2012 | No CommentsThis is something I’d love to do, given a wall. Growing beauty, and even food from what was previously unused vertical space, is a good thing. Via Re-Nest
Posted on 19 June , 2012 | 2 CommentsA favourite Chinese pastime