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I can’t claim to have a large amount of friends. Almost intentionally I’ve always kept my friend base low — quality over quantity. That’s the introvert in me. Nevertheless, down the years I’ve found myself visiting countless homes. Homes of friends, homes of my wife’s friends, homes of friends of friends and of course in-laws and family.

Whenever I visited their houses, there was always something that stuck in my head, even though I might not have paid immediate attention to it. I knew it was there. And it was this — the fact that hardly any of them seemed to own any books. …

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Jared Louw

Simplicity Seeker. Aspiring Minimalist. Occasional Storyteller. Casual Observer.

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