Well, people spend a lot of time tidying things, but they never seem to spend time muddling them. Things just seem to get in a muddle by themselves. And then people have to tidy them up again.
I spend my life surrounded by mess, as here:
I wrote an article about mess in this journal.
I was interested when I went into homes for my research that people spent so much energy tidying up for me. However, when I was myself the subject of research, I was very keen to tidy up, even though my interviewer didn't want me to.
Flickrites also find mess challenging, as here.
Mess is interesting. I think it is creative.
Jackie Marsh alerted me to this which is about loose talk.
Go and see.