A couple of years ago I bought a Logitech Headset ClearChat Style. The set was a nice little price and perfect for Skype. And after a few years the headset still works fine.
However I did get a problem with the soft ear cushions falling apart.
"Easy to fix" I thought, I'll just buy some new ones.
Alas: these are not available!
A friendly guy at the electronic shop helped me trying if other brands would fit, but we couldn't find the right ones.
So I got in touch with Logitech, asking which replacement ear cushions they would advice. But they couldn't advice beyond whether or not the warranty still would apply.
I knew my purchase was too long ago for that. But I didn't want to discard a complete headset, just because I couldn't find new foamy ear cushions.
So it was time for a creative solution:I made my own ear cushions from organic cotton.
Here is the crochet pattern for headphone ear cushions:
Big organic Cotton (I used Linea Pura Organico from…
For 2018, instead of making resolutions, I have chosen a word of the year.
Often people find their New Year's resolutions falling through. Mine usually do. Whether they were specific goals (go to the gym 2 times per week) or more general (adapt a healthier lifestyle): a couple of months into the year the resolutions usually have moved to Oblivion-ville. Because, ...well, life.
Choosing a word is a way to voice your intentions for the year ahead. This word will guide you through opportunities and challenges, whatever life has in store for you.
The first time I read about the concept of 'a word for your year' was through Makelight. And I discovered there are a lot of people who have a word to help them focus on the direction they want to go (both in their personal as professional life). I had not picked a word for 2017 beforehand. But looking back on the year there was one word that had chosen me: 'strong'.
When 2018 approached I started to ponder about possible gui…