Category Archives: Organisation

A New Plan

Hello loyal readers! (?) I have decided to make some changes to the way I blog and as such, have decided to split my blogs more clearly and develop them a little more independently and for different purposes. To that end I’ve decided to start posting here as Dichotomy Girl to try and creat more

rou·tine

Dictionary.com tells me: rou·tine    [roo-teen] noun 1. a customary or regular course of procedure. 2. commonplace tasks, chores, or duties as must be done regularly or at specified intervals; typical or everyday activity: the routine of an office. 3. regular, unvarying, habitual, unimaginative, or rote procedure. 4. an unvarying and constantly repeated formula, as

Small Steps.

I was recently introduced to the delights of Hyperbole and a Half and specifically this Hyperbole and a Half: This is Why I’ll Never be an Adult post that REALLY resonated with me.  It was fun to see someone articulate my housekeeping style so well.  Even so, I was not proud of this part of

Procrastination is Fear.

I read the title quote on  simplify101.com.  It struck a chord with me and I don’t want to live in fear any more. I have had times in my life when I was painfully organised.  I’ve had times when I have lived like a slob.  I don’t remember being stressed by being organised, I just

Oops.

Well. It’s been nearly a year since I have posted. My excuse is I’ve been somewhat busy and/or tired for most of the past year. I do however have a few projects to work on, so I hope I can remedy that. With Squiddley’s arrival life has changed dramatically. Life with a child does tend

Dilemmas and Decisions

We were fortunate enough to be able to buy a fairly modest (by today’s standards) house sited pretty centrally on a 600+ square metre block. This means we have decent sized gardens the whole way round the house, which is somewhat daunting when while most of the gardens are fine, they do need a lot