William Morris famously said
“have nothing in your house that you do not
know to be useful or believe to be beautiful."
Well, the shit is pretty much everything else.
A pile of long since subscribed to magazines that now more closely resemble the trunk of a tree? Guilty. Rolled up posters hidden from view? Guilty. DIY materials bought for an unfinished project several years ago? Yep, guilty again.
While I can't foresee parting with my beloved CD collection or boxes full of negatives and print photographs anytime soon, we have been on a mission to simplify our lives. We are constantly evaluating what we own, trying to use what we have, invest in lasting quality goods and purge the non-essentials. This little booklet is an honest and amusing look at living with less - a process of awareness, habit changing and letting go that we're still learning.