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I have four main outfits that I have been wearing this winter. I tend to wear a grey jumper (unpictured) with the skirt. As I was thinking about my tendency to not vary in my dress, I couldn’t help but ponder on why I’ve bought so much fabric to make new clothes.  I’ll tell you something though, you can be assured it’s following a similar colour palette! ...

clothes diary

I feel like I have a lot of clothes, so I listed them all out and it turns out I have 39 or 47 if you include coats and scarves.

what?

I have decided to keep a track of what I wear for the next month to see if I need all of my clothes and really to see what I actually wear.  I have seen/heard a variety of versions of this but for me, keeping track using a list I’ve made seems the easiest.

why do i want to do it?

I feel like I have some clothes that ...

getting annoyed with myself

I’m starting to get really annoyed with myself recently.  I have gone into a bit of a ‘decluttering kick’.  This is a habit I have every so often which in there lies the problem.

I go through phases:

  1. I don’t need to get any more things, I have enough
  2. I want this new thing, let’s forget we don’t need new things, just get it
  3. Guilt for buying the new thing when number 1 feeling rolls around again.

I feel ashamed and guilty of getting rid of things.  Why did I buy it?  I’m not sure.  One of the things that ...

birthday adventure – takano fruit parlour and shinjuku gyoen

So, I celebrated my birthday this weekend (not on the actual day) with my husband. We went to Takano Fruit Parlour in Shinjuku and had a wonderful fruit platter and a berry ice cream.


We’d never been in the parlour before, just the buffet. It was nice and busier than we were expecting. Of course the buffet was a lot busier with at least an hour wait time.

Then we headed over to Shinjuku Gyoen. Neither of us had ever been before and I’d been wanting to go. I’d read about it being quiet because people don’t want to pay ...