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My beautiful bowl. It was sold as an artifact foun... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2022 at Borges' Library
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To Read: Hojoki, by Kamo-no-Chomei, translated by Yasuhiko Moriguchi and David Jenkins (Also, about Hojoki: William LaFleur's Karma of Words) Alison Watts' beautifully written essay in Words Without Boarders: Literary Journeys: Living Through Art in the Wake of Disaster Ghosts of the Tsunami, by Richard Lloyd Parry: It's easy to... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2022 at Dreaming in Japanese
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Tea Ceremony Introductory Video Showa Period Tea C... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2022 at Dreaming in Japanese
Leanne Ogasawara is now following Eric Feigenbaum
Mar 16, 2022
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Kashmir 1989 What a difference a year makes: In early 1990, the vast majority of Kashmiri Hindus fled the valley in a mass-migration. According to several scholars, approximately 100,000 of an estimated Kashmiri Pandit population of 140,000 left in the span of a few weeks in February–March 1990. Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2022 at Dreaming in Japanese
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Michael Cherney: Last Thoughts on Woody Guthrie By... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2022 at Dreaming in Japanese
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Presenting Oranges section (center left) of Three ... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2022 at Dreaming in Japanese
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From Museum to Perfume In 2019, Buly partnered with the Louvre Museum in an exceptional artistic project: to bring a masterpiece alive by creating its perfume. Free from compositional bonds, eight famous noses of French perfume tradition convey mastery and emotion in the fragrant conversion of some of the greatest... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2022 at Borges' Library
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Photo by Liam Wong Chapter One Glossary: Sakura 桜:... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2022 at Dreaming in Japanese
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Japanese is composed of three forms of writing. So, in addition to kanji, you need to master the two syllabaries, hiragana and katakana. Just do what all Japanese school children do. Start with hiragana. There are 46 letters (they are not actually letters). 40 consonant-vowel combinations, 5 vowels and 1... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2022 at Dreaming in Japanese
Japanese Language The Japanese Language by Haruhiko Kindaichi tops my favorite Japanese language books list. Tokyo/Edo The Bells of Old Tokyo: Meditations on Time and a City by Anna Sherman Tim Screech's Tokyo Before Tokyo: power and Magic in the Shogun's City Amy Stanley's award-winning Stranger in the Shogun's City... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2022 at Dreaming in Japanese
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Watching the opening of the Netflix show Midnight ... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2022 at Dreaming in Japanese
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Japan The Great Passage by Shion Miura Review The ... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2022 at Borges' Library
Bon Voyage!!
Toggle Commented Dec 19, 2021 on Coming Out Of The Dark at Our Family Everywhere
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This year was hummingbirds, flowers and Holbein. M... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2021 at Borges' Library
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Holbein, 1536 or 37. Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool The King's Painter: The Life of Hans Holbein by Franny Moyle Holbein: Capturing Character Getty Museum Catalogue Portrait of Simon George of Cornwall, c. 1535-1540, Hans Holbein the Younger Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main Portrait of a Lady with a Squirrel and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2021 at Borges' Library
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A Garden of Words Part One Exhibition Catalog: A G... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2021 at Borges' Library