Italiano When I think Japan Zen comes to mind, so although I am not a religious person and don’t feel very “zen” I decided to look into it and purchased a book my shodō teacher, written in 2009. The cover is clean, simple, simpatico as is the title: “Zen… because it makes you happy: with… Continue reading Go, drink a cup of tea!
Casual friday: mini tokonoma
I will love to have a Tokonoma in my living room, but the house is small and the space is already taken from my goldfish and turtle tank. So on the search for an alternative I find out that I was not the only one having this kind of problem and lots of bonsai lovers… Continue reading Casual friday: mini tokonoma
Shin gyo so
The first time I heard this term I was fascinated by the sound of it: “shin gyo so”…it sounds so poetic, so mysterious. And then someone tried to explain its meaning to me, and I didn’t understand a thing! Having a western mindset we are prone to learn from textbooks, from theoretical rules which make… Continue reading Shin gyo so
CONFERENZA DEL PROFESSOR ALDO TOLLINI
It was very very interesting! I am looking forward for his book about tea ceremony Go to the conference. …love, Melanie!
It’s warm outside, not really hot but pleasant, and I wanted to do something different than the boring fruit salat. And I find this! Is’nt sweet …love, Melanie!!