Repair, Not Replace: Bunbury the Trusty Robin/Doorstop

A number of years ago my family were given a lovely doorstop in the shape of a robin – it was made of felt, with a heavy beanbag in the bottom to give it weight. Originally inteded as a piece of Christmas home decor, we just kept him out all…

Minimalism: Impulse Buying/ Unnecessary Purchases

This Wednesday was “Singles Day”: a fictitious shopping festival invented by AliExpress to rival (and greatly surpass) Black Friday as a global shopping day. I have to say, I did get involved. I ordered stuff I kind of needed but had been putting off buying – film for my Instax…