Goodbye, Things by Fumio Sasaki

Goodbye, Things by Fumio Sasaki

I've just started reading Goodbye, Things by Fumio Sasaki, which has opened my eyes to an approach to radical minimalism. I like the part where he describes “the Japanese once-minimalist lives”, what they used to be like, and the minimalist movement that has come back to Japan. There is something really Japanese about some people’s obsession [...]

Moving diary: Apartment handover

Moving diary: Apartment handover

We received the keys and legally started living in the new place – two bedroom riverside apartment. Here are six things we have done during the past week after signing the contract. Secured the date to set up Wifi for the new place – we've chosen Sky TV and broadband. Compared local removal companies and chose [...]

Week 95: Tidying up

Week 95: Tidying up

Research has been moving forward little by little. I've been revising Chapter 2. The reviews I have worked on for the past four months were initially just a section, but as I discussed it with my supervisors, we extended it to further relevant scopes and added references, and it has become a chapter. I am [...]