Nothing is beautiful when it’s brand-new

Nothing is beautiful when it’s brand-new. Connoisseur says “if you see it, the parts where most used gets worn out the fastest, that’s where the under-layer of black lacquer surfaces. if these are to show in any other unnatural parts, … Continue reading

An extraordinary year  非常の年

An extraordinary hardship/ Yet extraordinary reward I may harvest little in the end / Still enjoy simple cultivation Beneath deep winter snow / There lies gentle spring flower Always remember the first day / and everyday is a new challenge. … Continue reading