I finally did it.
In hindsight, I guess I’d been avoiding it because a) it’s time-consuming and b) it requires a reasonable amount of energy. Two areas of life where there’s not a lot of surplus right now.
It was only when my husband ordered a skip bin and told me he was cleaning out the garage that I knew it was now and never. You must know that my husband is an anti-hoarder, discarding obsolete items faster than you can ask yourself, does this spark joy?
So, over the last two weekends, I rolled up my sleeves, pulled out our old baby cot, change-table, pram and accessories and cleaned them all up like a woman possessed.
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I then photographed everything, wrote up individual descriptions and put it all online for free.
All the items were picked up within hours of being posted and as I watched the last of it being packed into the back of a stranger’s four-wheel drive, I unexpectedly felt utterly delighted.