Need your clothes to dry faster? // Spindel Review

Are you good at keeping up with with your laundry? We aren’t! As it is now, with just the two of us we can often have washing strewn out over the clothes rack, camping chairs and sometimes even on the couch just to try get it all to dry. The lounge ends up looking like a disaster zone! For a long long time we’ve been wanting to get hold of a Spindel and with a baby due at the start of what will hopefully be a rainy winter, we decided it was definitely time to give it a try.

The Spindel is a great way to save electricity, while helping your laundry to dry in a flash!

A Spindel is a laundry dryer that spins at a much faster rate than your washing machine. In just 3 minutes, it can spin out up to 80% of the moisture left in your laundry after washing. By spinning two full-ish loads of our relatively small toploader washing machine, we managed to get another 1,5 litres of water out. Continue reading

When things aren’t always pretty // Life lately

I’ve had this idea sort of brewing in my mind for a while, but putting it into words is extremely difficult. I recently met up with a blogger friend of mine and while discussing blog niches she said how your blog is your own space so you can write whatever you want. So here goes.

Sea View

Life isn’t always pretty, it isn’t always “instagram-worthy” and  it isn’t always easy. In fact, most of the time it isn’t easy. Some of you may know that I work as a dietitian in an underprivileged, under-resourced, poverty, crime and gang riddled community four days a week. In the rest of my “spare” time I am supposed to focus on all my blog related work. But you know what, these past few weeks I’ve been struggling. Struggling with the contrast. Struggling with the living situations I leave behind when I drive home in my own car to my comfortable, dry house with plenty of food, warm water and a flushing toilet. Struggling with the boundaries of compassion and reality.

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