I am currently completely obsessed with tiny houses after watching an awesome doco on Netflix about a guy who built one.
They're not practical for everyone - I don't think I could live with M in a tiny house and never with children/a family, but so much of what they represent appeals to me.
Despite the blog name, I hate actual 'stuff'. I can't stand clutter or too many belongings. When I traveled earlier this year everyone told me how much I would buy. I really didn't. I can't really bring myself to buy something I already own and only need one of (like shoes for exercise, or a camera). It just seems wasteful and silly. I'm not a very good shopper as a result! I'd make a totally terrible fashion blogger. I find giving things away and throwing things out incredibly relaxing. I don't like too much in my wardrobe or pantry or house, and if I've had a stressful day or week, or am trying to make a big decision, I clean and de-clutter. I have to, it's my natural reaction.
We own a small-ish 3 bedroom house. It has an en suite and separate bathroom - it's not a tiny house by any measure, but it's not at all big. Of course M will have a say, but I will never seek a 5 bedroom 2 living area kind of house (if we have children). It's just so unnecessary. I really love the challenge of keeping all your belongings neatly in a smaller space, being forced to be organised and smart.
I wasn't always like this. I used to love to shop, love lots of shoes and clothes and options for bed linen. I changed as I got older. When I see giant walk in robes crammed with neatly stacked shoes and clothing and handbags on the internet and people wishing they had that? I couldn't think of anything worse.
I am a 1 handbag and 1 clutch kind of girl. Really. I just don't get it.
Anyone else with me?
I am blabbing.
Let's see tiny houses!
Maybe I will create a tiny house as a holiday home one day.
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