What do we do with our old clothes?

This was a question posed by a reader previously. I thought we would share it here to provide our readers some ideas and options of where you might want to drop your old clothes. I had previously shared that textile waste is becoming a worldwide problem, especially with the proliferation of fast fashion – people…

The road to financial freedom

Dave and I have a common objective – achieving financial independence. We have set a tentatively timeline for ourselves, when our portfolio have reached a certain level, that will be the time when we think we have achieved our financial independence. But whether we will be leaving our jobs entirely, that’s altogether a different matter…

Textile waste

Channelnewsasia published a very informative documentary about textile waste in Singapore, as part of their Trash Trail series. Here are a few key points that were mentioned: According to a survey, Singaporeans buy 34 pieces of clothes, bags, shoes on average in a year And throw out 27 items from their wardrobe Every 5 mins,…

Minimalism and the luxuries

Does minimalism means that we miss out on the luxuries in life? Well, it’s entirely up to you. Dave and I practice a school of minimalism where we do minimalise the stuff in our life, yet not compromising on quality. At the same time, we try not to be too extravagant about them and avoid…