Food: not only the fish but the total environment. Written by Hugo J. Smal I don't know what's more fun. Buy or feed Koi. I already went into buying the beauties. You can find the story "Buying is more than counting." So now the focus on feeding. Daily quality time with your fish. The moment … Continue reading Food for thought
South Korea's beautiful gardens and landscape design For over 2000 years Koreans have been shaping the landscape around them into pleasing contours and vistas. The arrangement of rocks is a crucial element of local garden design, as is a more natural appearance than the equally venerable styles of gardens in China and Japan. — Read … Continue reading South Korea’s beautiful gardens and landscape design
Men, this chapter is mainly about women. Women, it is mainly about men who talk about women.
What makes the countries of East Asia somewhat funny is that their architecture and culture, in general, can be defined by which period the country had the most interactions with Ancient China.
[:en]For Mickey Paulssen, making a scape is always an adventure that first takes place in her head. An adventure of possibilities and limitations. The used aquarium for example. Its design often limits the creative challenge. This does not apply to the Superfish QubiQ 30 used here. And the best part is: this aquarium is not only suitable for every scape, but also for every wallet.[:nl]For Mickey Paulssen, making a scape is always an adventure that first takes place in her head. An adventure of possibilities and limitations. The used aquarium for example. Its design often limits the creative challenge. This does not apply to the Superfish QubiQ 30 used here. And the best part is: this aquarium is not only suitable for every scape, but also for every wallet.[:]
Dutch words in Korea and Japanese Language. On August 24, 1609, the feudal ruler of Japan, the shōgun Tokugawa Ieyasu, accorded a group of Dutchmen a pass which allowed them to trade in Japan. This fact as such would not be so noteworthy, were it not that between 1640 and 1854 — a period of … Continue reading Dutch Influences on the Japanese Language: With an Appendix on Dutch Words in Korean
Zen Gardens & Asian Garden Ideas We handpicked for you an impressive collection of ideas and visions all inspired from the Eastern philosophy that explores the connection between nature and human beings. We will commence with the brightest and most mesmerizing examples of 68 images, and we will explore the key elements which compose such … Continue reading Zen Gardens & Asian Garden Ideas
Christmas in Japan is definitely a different beast when compared to Western countries. From good gone bad to straight-up quirky, the yuletide season in Japan just isn’t what Westerners envision back home.
“Largely self-taught, Van Gogh believed that drawing was “the root of everything.” — Lees op www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/gogh_d/hd_gogh_d.htm[ Generally overshadowed by the fame and familiarity of his paintings, Vincent van Gogh’s more than 1,100 drawings remain comparatively unknown, although they are among his most ingenious and striking creations. Van Gogh engaged drawing and painting in a rich … Continue reading Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890): The Drawings | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Takashi Amano x Oceanário de Lisboa The Road to the World’s Largest Nature Aquarium Takashi Amano, the aquascaper representing Japan, challenges for the truly unprecedented and unexplored front. Read on www.adana.co.jp/en/lisbon/ More about Takashi Amano San: This site