How can something so simple, be so difficult for us to do? Clearing our minds of clutter should not be that hard; we are not lifting anything physically, not running a marathon, not climbing a mountain. Yet the mountain in our minds can seem twice the size of Everest, and extremely hard to confront.
Danish furniture has come to symbolise the almost lost world of fine craftsmanship, where making a chair completely by hand is not out of the question, but considered something to aspire to.
Japan is a country not usually thought of as devoted to the notion of ‘Slow’. But in fact it is an intrinsic part of life, an internal concept applied to the everyday, contemplative meditation found by watching trees, flowers, hiking, even walking the streets.