Only thought can resemble. It resembles by being what it sees, hears, or knows; it becomes what the world offers it. — René Magritte René Magritte was a Belgian surrealist painter, living between 1898 and… View Post

  The ending of another year and the beginning always make me a bit, no quite a lot actually, melancholic. I will try and make 2016 wonderful, beautiful even. I will try and strive to… View Post

When Marnie Was There (思い出のマーニー)A very, very subtle, lovely and heart-warming (and a bit heart wrenching) film. Made by the ever-fantastic Studio Ghibli – who in my opinion can do no wrong, ever. Seen the… View Post

  Talking about absolutely awesome stuff. Here is, mostly to apologise for my recent absence from the blogosphere and general neglection of my blog and my Japan posts (I’m sorry guys), an absolute dream of… View Post

  Hello friends! Can I share this piece of pure gold with you? – This video answers a very important question. Philosopher, and generally cool person, Alain de Botton gives five reasons why art is… View Post

Something whimsical for the start of the weekend. The filmmaker Barbara Backos made a wonderful short film (about 9 minutes) about this lady with long hair. I thought it was witty, funny and a bit… View Post

Hello all! Let me get a few things straight… I am not really into kpop, but as a matter of fact… I do quite enjoy beautifully curated artwork. And while I am still known as… View Post