Welcome to the Fluff! Here I blog my goals, especially my reading and studies, and my ongoing downscaling and using up of material stuff and working towards a more minimalist lifestyle.

Current Month

Progress on the current month's goals.  Last updated: 11 September

Number of goals for the month: 35

Completed:  3/35
In progress:  8/32

* Keep up food plan, aiming to lose three more pounds this month   In progress
* Remedial Exercises once or twice daily  Done every day but one so far
* Wobble board session each day
* Brisk walk most days   In progress
* Start gentle tone up and flexibility exercises adding a little more every few days/week
* Begin the 'Relearning to See' programme   preliminary eye test booked for 20th
* Sort out new insoles

Domestic and Downscale

* Finish the Go Bag
* Take 20 books to the university book give-away areas and/or charity shop(s)
* Take charity shop stuff - textiles for ragging, perfumes, mags etc
* List all sales stuff on eBay - spare threads, mags, perfume, shoes
* Clean oven and fridge
* Sort out savings account(s)   Had preliminary meeting at Building Soc
* Report window problem to landlady   Done!

Reading and Study

* NRSV Bible Jeremiah 28 - at least halfway through the 12 prophets   Jer 48 - Ezek 13
* Make serious headway with 'Relearning to See'
* Catch up kr book study     0.7/3 chapters
* Vocab transfer from WTs
* Finish 'Modern Chinese Beginners Course Vol 3'   0.3/5.1 chapters
* Start 'Spoken Chinese 2'
* Finish 'Teach Yourself German'   0/2.5 chapters
* Finish Discovering Science Book 3    0/7 chapters


* M& K's anniversary card
* Get restarted on 'Paradise Island' cross stitch
* Meadow scene embroidery
* Rose needle painting and mount in card  fabric pressed, marked up and ready 
* Finish yellow/white cable baby cardy    Done!
* Finish my black chunky cardy    back, sleeves and left front completed (including button band and buttons), right being re-knit (I forgot the buttonholes!!)
* Seriously start my plain chunky jumper
* Trial cable panel and test sizing on my cable jumper   Done!  Pulled out (too small) and ready to restart later on.
* Practice sewing straight on the machine
* Finish black/rose print t-shirt
* Make Sat-Nav pouch
* Design manicure pouch
* Design knitting bag

Text and images © Elizabeth Braun 2017

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