I have arranged with Shikibu at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. It is her initiative and I am very curious why right here. The World Museum in Rotterdam was more obvious. There they have an extensive Buddha collection and even a complete Mongolian Yurt, a tent that served as a temple in the country … Continue reading Beotkkot, sakura, falling in love with flowers.
During an appointment in the castle gardens Arcen, the clouds and the sunlight falling down now and then played a beautiful game with the budding green. Few people get to see it because there is a lock on the gate at the beginning of March, but also between cold and heat, between the desire for … Continue reading Shikibu’s “Mono no aware” predicts transient beauty
We were young men, naïve men who ambitiously entered the Koi world with our feet in the wet blubber of the show grounds of the first Koi show on the European mainland.
"The Grand Champion, I may assume, is the one who won the beauty contest, the white and red of that fish gives me a sense of clarity, of immaculate." "True", I answered. "She is called in Japanese Kohaku which means" of a clear feeling.