Minimalism – Thoughts and Starting to Remove 100 Things

It has been 11 months since I started down the minimalist road, and whilst it hasn’t been a constant journey in terms of physically removing items, I truly believe that I have changed my mental attitude towards consumption of goods. I think the quote below, from The Minimalists website sums up this change:

Minimalism is a tool to rid yourself of life’s excess in favor of focusing on what’s important—so you can find happiness, fulfillment, and freedom. 

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Krakow Part 1 – Travel and the Unending Evil of the Human Condition (Auschwitz)

Mini holiday to Krakow time! My friend and I had planned to go to Iceland, but failed to get organised and left it until everything was too expensive. This is the second year we have failed to get to Reykjavik for exactly the same reason. With the time already booked off work, a quick flick through Pinterest Travel board provided the inspiration when I alighted on a crazy picture of a chapel in a salt mine with chandeliers. Clearly this was a place that needed a visit.

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