Compact living — I haven’t thought much about it since last year — but this series of blogs started it up again. Most of us feel like we have too much stuff, if we really think about it, but we still want to get more stuff — the newest clothes (or just different ones), more books/craft items (in my case, both), and pretty things to make your house look nice, be more comfortable, etc.
We, Americans especially, have too much stuff and too much space. It’s a well-known fact in piscine science that certain fishes will grow to fit their environment — Mekong River catfish, anyone? If we downsize our living spaces, we might find we had more money for other things. Like that new quilting book I saw, or…
Ahem. Simplification, downsizing….
Admittedly, you could only have so many people over at a time if you lived in an apartment that demanded such a compact piece of furniture, and the question arises, “Where do you keep the bedthings?” Obviously you don’t have a lot of non-utilitarian items — your books would HAVE to be on Kindle (tsk). But for some of the apartments in BKK, this would be a huge step up!
As would this —
…although it looks like a glorified dorm room (so did those apts. in BKK).
Which begs the question:
What do the bathrooms and kitchens look like, if your living space is so tiny?
I cook a little more than that, but it’s awful cute! So’s the bathroom. I could go for these!
Now if we go back to Thailand, I’ll be ready…