Category: Stuff

  • A Change Is Coming

    We bought our first home 18 months ago. I was 49. It’s the first time I’ve had a house that’s mine. I spent several years in government housing as a child and have been renting or living at my mother in law’s since then. I’d been dreaming about this my whole life. I couldn’t wait […]

  • Might as Well Face It We’re Addicted to Stuff

    If that title conjures up images of gyrating models in tight black dresses with slicked back hair and red lipstick, then you lived the 80s. Ah the 80s, famously known as the Decade of Excess. Looking back, the 80s were a real turning point in consumption. Up until then, there was less choice and less […]

  • Who Will Inherit Your Stuff…and will they want any of it?

    When my mum passed away, it was left to me to empty out her house. She had a lot of stuff. A LOT. I was quite traumatised by her death at only 58 years of age. While still in the depths of my grief, I was faced with the monumental task of having to empty […]