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15 Minute Timer

An elegant hourglass sand timer which measures 15 minutes precisely from the start of each turn.

Our lives are so busy and frenetic; we are always forgetting to make time for what really matters.

To make sure our priorities are well set, we’ve created a finely crafted glass sand timer to remind us to carve out 15 minutes a day for what truly counts. That isn't very long, and that's the point: it's longer than we often give to so many of the things we ostensibly think of as so important – like properly listening to a partner, rationally analysing our career ambitions, or playing in a concentrated way with a child.

The 15 minute glass doesn’t tell you what exactly to do with its allotted time. It just demarcates a very modest and manageable period – then it creates a floor beneath which it suggests we don’t fall. It delicately shames us into doing a minimum of what really counts. It is a gauntlet thrown down to our better selves.

Give yourself 15 minutes to finally write that letter to an old friend, or isolate a short window of time for quiet reflection on an important topic.

To read more on the subject of Time’s Passing, visit our blog The Book of Life.

Glass timer | instruction booklet and box |13 x 5.5 cm

15 Minute Timer

£20.00
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Delivery Information

UK Delivery Times:

Royal Mail 1st Class (not tracked): 2-3 days
Courier Service (tracked): 2-3 days

We offer free 2nd class delivery on orders over £100 within the UK.

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International orders with a value over £15 are either sent via Royal Mail Tracked and Signed or via a Courier service depending on the order size. You will receive tracking information by email once the order has been despatched. Please note you will need to track your parcel directly with the courier. Orders with a value below £15 will not be tracked.

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