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
- The Advantages of Living in Smaller Spaces
- A Village of 100 People
- The great beauty of Rome: an alternative guide
- Having Dinner In Paradise?
- What is Mortgage Life Insurance, and Do You Need the Protection?
- Nutella Jars turn into great drinking glasses afterwards
- Quote of the Month: Massimo Vignelli
- Do You Live According to Your Priorities?
- Don’t waste other people’s time
- Want to Reduce Anxiety? Play Personal Zen
Posted on 17 July , 2012 | 2 CommentsTweet Got a couple of shots of two homes inside and out
Posted on 16 July , 2012 | 2 CommentsTweet I started thinking about the concept of time when I came across this quote by Soren Kierkegaard: Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. […]
Posted on 13 July , 2012 | 2 CommentsTweet A 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 […]
Posted on 11 July , 2012 | 16 CommentsTweet Considering 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 […]
Posted on 10 July , 2012 | No CommentsTweet This 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 […]
Posted on 9 July , 2012 | 20 CommentsTweet Just 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 […]
Posted on 6 July , 2012 | 12 CommentsTweet Some 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 […]
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Posted on 3 July , 2012 | 3 CommentsTweet This 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 […]
Posted on 2 July , 2012 | 17 CommentsTweet I 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, […]
Posted on 29 June , 2012 | 14 CommentsTweet As 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 […]
Posted on 27 June , 2012 | 1 CommentTweet Cars 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 […]
Posted on 26 June , 2012 | 3 CommentsTweet It 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 CommentsTweet There 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 […]
Posted on 22 June , 2012 | 10 CommentsTweet I’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 […]