Hoovering - vacuum cleaner. Photo by The Creative Exchange on Unsplash.

Who Does the Hoovering? The Importance of Housework

I first started thinking about the importance of housework about two years ago at a conference whose theme was thinking about the future work – one of the keynote speakers discussed how technology was changing how we think about work and what it means and yet throughout his talk he never once mentioned housework – which seemed odd and yet also unsurprising considering how little we discuss looking after the house in the context of work.

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