Life Litter is a collection of daily detritus, comprising Awkward Encounters, recounted, and The Notebooks, journals of life and travel across several continents.

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Who writes Litter?

I do. I’m Jill. 👋 Oxford-based wordspooler; feminist; millenial. Awkward human; erstwhile peripatet. Co-habiting and family-blending.

I live in my head. Welcome to my home.

If you enjoy my writing, this is the best place to find it.

Here are some of my most-read pieces on Litter:

Here are some of The Notebooks:

The Notebooks (Uncut Editions, 1991 - present)

And here’s me. You can also find me on the ‘gram @renovate70s.

What is Litter?

Litter tests the theory that no person is uninteresting.

I offer up the detritus of my inner life.

In addition to Awkward Encounters and The Notebooks, Litter may include thoughts on:

All spread generously with self-unaware and shameless over-sharing.

So why pick up Litter?

It’s the right thing to do.

Who picks up Litter?

You do. Change the world



Lived means primary place of residence for more than one full calendar year. To wit:


Trans-America, Trans-Siberia, Trans-China, etc.


World-changing not guaranteed. That is up to you.

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Awkward encounters. Daily detritus.



Awkward Encounters. Daily detritus.