Posts Tagged: Japan

The Essence of Muji In a Building

Muji are currently showing a fabulous new range of minimalist “huts” at a pop-up show in Tokyo. The medium sized, Scandinavian feeling hut, designed by regular Muji designer Naoto Fukasawa would make the perfect garden office. Imagine sitting there on a crisp cold day with the wood burning stove crackling away, a glass of Talisker in hand looking out overContinue Reading ›

My Farmhouse In Japan

“A film about place and memory, a farmhouse in Japan, and the lives of the people who called it home.” A wonderful film via Millican’s blog.


Dedicated to the City

I was talking with a friend recently about cities; their similarities, their differences and what defines them. It struck me that cities are so much more than places and people; cities themselves have their own character and personality. It is this character, this personality that makes a city almost like a person. As with peopleContinue Reading ›

Jet Lag Isn’t Fun

I’ve been home from Tokyo for almost a week now and still I’m finding myself falling asleep, or resisting falling asleep, around 8pm and then unable to stay asleep beyond 4 or 5am. I’ve never had bad jet lag before and I have to say that I don’t like it. I didn’t suffer from jetContinue Reading ›

Tokyo : Day 1

My flight was very good. I only watched two films as the film selection was rather uninspiring: 40 Year Old Virgin (6 out of 10) and Mr and Mrs Smith (5 out of 10). We arrived at our hotel early afternoon on Saturday and decided to have a few hours sleep and then to headContinue Reading ›