A fresh start


As you can see I have quietly made quite a few changes behind the scenes. I installed a new WordPress-theme with a fraction of the bells and whistles of the old one. I realized that I don’t care about the widgets, the if-you-liked-this-you-might-like-thats, or the social media buttons. I didn’t like how cluttered it looked, and it made me not want to blog. This new look feels a lot more inviting.

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I KonMari’ed my apartment

The tale of how I Marie Kondo'ed my whole apartment

You must have heard of Marie Kondo by now. The Japanese organizing consultant and author wrote a book called “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up”, and one by one my fellow minimalists/decluttering enthusiasts have devoured it and sung its praises. Me, I was a KonMari skeptic. I had already read a few books on the subject (my favorite being “The Joy of Less” by Francine Jay), so what new could Marie Kondo’s book possibly bring to the table?

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