10 uses for the humble face cloth: life hacks in old age

When my children clear out my home one day, they will roll their eyes and ask, “Why did she have so many face cloths?” Old ones, new ones, ragged ones, hard ones, soft ones. In the bathroom, kitchen and linen cupboard. By face cloths I mean terry towelling squares about 13 inches or 33cm square. […]

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For any life strategy, ask a child

Listen to the little children in your life! They may not have all the “facts”, as we adults understand them. Regardless, they manage to decode our strange world and generate workable rules of behaviour. When we really hear what they say, they astonish with their wisdom and practical advice. The everyday struggle with everyday problems […]

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