The shape of things to come


I just brought home shopping in plastic bags. I feel… ethically compromised. I haven’t used a plastic bag in years. I even made sure I brought enough fabric bags with me to Peru so I wouldn’t need to use plastic here. It’s a well-ingrained habit now and I’ll most always have a bag on me somewhere. So what went wrong today? Nothing: I deliberately left my fabric bags at home when I… Read More

I have a few strange habits: I keep every rubber band that enters my house in a container in a kitchen drawer. The frilly tulle bags from jewellery shops get tucked into a box in a draw. I stack up old egg cartons on top of the fridge. Glass jars get washed up and stowed in a box under the table. A pretty box in the study stores used wrappings, packaging and… Read More