DIY Embroidery

    A story of clutter and an embroidered hand towel

    20 February 2017
    embroidered hand towel

    I have been decluttering my apartment for the best part of a year now, but the one area I find next to impossible to minimalize is arts and crafts. I have no problem getting rid of unworn clothes, books I will never read again or knick knacks collecting dust… But my collection of coloured paper, assorted embroidery thread and wool, dozens of different types of needles, postcards, beads, stickers, wax stamps and cross stitch materials? Nope, can’t do it.

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    Food Mains

    Pink prawn risotto

    After having mastered bulk grocery shopping, I decided to have a go at cooking fresh prawns instead of the frozen, over-packaged version that I usual buy. This is the story of how I came to buy…

    5 January 2017
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    In the margin

    Eco-friendly Christmas gift ideas

    If you read my articles about reducing waste about the house and in the bathroom in particular, you’ll have realised that I have been trying to cut back on unnecessary packaging and disposable items…

    30 November 2016
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    TV Culture

    Top 10 Best Futurama Episodes

         For those who may not know, Futurama is an animated sitcom that aired from 1999 to 2013. It tells the story of Philip J. Fry, a pizza delivery boy, who becomes cryogenically…

    17 November 2016