Tag Archives: colour order

Organising and tidying using colour order

I’m working on a project that’s making me really think about how we organise our stuff. Apparently, us human beings love organising things. In fact, 80 per cent of us find tidying and organising relaxing rather than a chore. Yup. When I read this I thought, ‘I guess I’m an organisational maverick [read ‘please don’t […]

How do you organise your books?

I’m obsessed with how people organise their books. I ask pretty much everyone I come across, ‘What’s your system?’ I just came across a 2014 survey that asked people this very question. Joy of joys. Apparently, the main preference is by genre (37 per cent) followed by alphabetically by author, totally randomly then by size. […]

The joy of putting things in colour order

I recently read that 40 per cent of millennials choose holiday destinations based on whether they’ll photograph well for instagram. I’m old enough to be a millennial’s mum but I am, it would seem, guilty of the same thing. With a precious week off coming up, my first thought was ‘Where can I go that […]

Playing with a rainbow shelfie

I keep thinking of the perfect book-lined room in Aberporth, mid Wales, where I’ve stayed several times in the past few years. I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time jjust sitting and staring at them, drinking in the colours, and thinking how fascinating that they are vintage books yet such ‘now’ colours: millennial pink, ink […]