The Beginning of the World in the Middle of the Night by Jen Campbell

The Beginning of the World in the Middle of the Night by Jen Campbell. My Rating: 4/5 In this collection, Campbell has created a set of twisted fairytales. She looks at issues that affect our society, like has the myth of an everlasting perfect love story warped our minds? Why is disfigurement always associated with … Continue reading The Beginning of the World in the Middle of the Night by Jen Campbell

Japonisme: Ikigai, Forest Bathing, Wabi-sabi and more by Erin Niimi Longhurst

My Rating: 4.5/5 Erin Niimi Longhurst's Japonisme is a stunning book with a unique insight into Japanese culture. Longhurst draws on her experience as a half-Japanese woman who has lived most of her life in the West, while keeping strong roots in the East, to share Japanese wisdom in a way that is accessible and … Continue reading Japonisme: Ikigai, Forest Bathing, Wabi-sabi and more by Erin Niimi Longhurst