Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival Online 2020
Broadcast Date Tuesday 22 September
Kate writes beautifully, in a clear, crisp and concise style. In her new book, it seems that she has used this talent to reassess what is important in life.
The achievement of happiness does not lie in finding the latest thing, the newest gadget or what other people say is the best yet. As with her writing, simplicity is the key and in A Year of Living Simply, she relates how she decluttered her life and found a clear path to contentment. Her days, much less crowded, are not about the ceaseless acquisition of stuff, but are about rediscovering a sense of achievement, what makes a person happy and what gets you genuinely excited.
This book is frank, open and helpful – it banishes anxiety and welcomes the simple things in life.
Kate talks to Sally Magnusson.
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