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Day 4

Today is black coated skinny jeans and the chambray shirt and black Nikes. I definitely prefer shirts to t-shirts.  The ts seem to cling to my middle region even though they are 100% cotton.  So I have learnt one thing … Continue reading

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Day 3

The items I am wearing on day 3 are the grey t, blue skinny jeans and black and grey kicks. I had a few items of clothing to wash so I have washed the white t and the tracks.  I … Continue reading

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Day 2

So it’s day 2 and I can’t believe it but I have the trackies (the auto correct wants to call them tracks so I might too) on again! I was going to wear the black coated skinnies but I’m going … Continue reading

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10 items, 10 outfits, 10 days

I have been reading a couple of minimalist blogs of late, namely unfancy and cladwell. Unfancy challenged herself to wear 10 items of clothing in 10 different outfits for 10 days. Cladwell staff took up the challenge also.  I thought why not. … Continue reading

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Household jobs

I wonder what household job you absolutely hate doing.  Ironing, washing, folding clothes, cleaning, etc, etc. Well, mine is unstacking a clean dishwasher.  I hate it and put it off to the point of washing dishes instead of emptying the … Continue reading

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It’s BUGS

For a few years now there has been something making holes in my t-shirts.  The internet is alive with theories about what causes this. The holes have been attributed to marble bench tops (which I don’t have), the button on … Continue reading

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Tidying

I’ve been reading about the phenomenon that is Marie Kondo, a Japanese tidying expert.  She has taken the world by storm from all accounts on the internet.  I have been trying to simplify my belongings for months but I keep … Continue reading

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first post of 2016

This is the first post on the blog in quite a while. It is difficult sometimes to know what to blather on about. Is anyone interested?  Mainly it is a record for me and my family, maybe one day the … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Retailers

  This is a story of online shopping between two retailers and their customer service. I do a lot of online shopping probably as much as I do in bricks and mortar stores. The first experience is with a company … Continue reading

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The Great….. Undie Edit

Three days ago I cleaned out my underwear and sock drawer and ended up with a pile of a dozen or so undies for the bin. I never send undies to the charity shop although I have it on good … Continue reading

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