Lots of Stuff

>> Seven giant bulging bin liners plus what felt like 1,000 kilos of magazines.  That's what went into the communal bins last week, when I attempted to clean the apartment up in a bid to banish the blues of #firstworldproblem of flat buying falling through.  The first thing anybody ever says when they walk into my N7 hovel is "Wow…erm… you have a lot of stuff…"  If I was thirty years older and my apartment had started smelling like mildew, they would surely have hauled me on to Britain's Biggest Hoarders.  At the very least, it wasn't heart-wrenching to see all that stuff go and now I can finally see semblance of order in amongst the remaining bits and bobs as seen below.  I can't promise that the edit of the STUFF is a finely-tuned one but at least there's some sense in keeping it all.  Until that is I lose another flat and decide that the only way to get on the property ladder is to live in a self-contained box on the grounds of an allotment.  When that happens, someone will be scoring big time when I haul everything out for good…   

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(Pic 1: Hot and Cool magazine, Olympia Le-Tan "The Damned" 7inch record bag, Matches packaging, Urban Ears headphones, Special Request magazine, Topshop belt, Missoni document holder, Carven Le Parfum, Nike ID x Liberty Air Maxes, random fan)

(Pic 4:  Tsumori Chisato umbrella, Romance was Born x Maison Balzac candle, Smythson camera case, Calla paint-splattered hat, Cheap Chic by Carol Troy and Caterine Milinaire, Kirsty Ward necklace, Christopher Kane clutch, Karen Walker sunglasses, Fashionary pad, pink iPad pen)

 

31 Replies to “Lots of Stuff”

  1. i recently did away with years of accumulated magazines as well. gosh, my recycling bin was so heavy i could barely wheel it out to the curb! i kept some special issues like a lulu i picked up on my honeymoon in paris and back issues of nest but everything else went and it felt awesome. good luck to you next time on buying a flat! it took me five years to finally buy my house- then again, i have the world’s pickiest husband.

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