From the mailbox to the desk, The forecast magazine published by Monocle magazine’s editors. Living in the countryside/small town I have...
Well it happened, I forgot already that yesterday was my Showa record day of the week. Furthermore it was cultural day here in...
Small desk update. I needed a simple desk tray to sort my papers/ bills etc... and one on which I could put my speaker on top (as the...
Almost forget the of my weekly Showa record. I can’t believe it is already a week passed. Anyway, this week a semi-experimental album by...
Today I introduce you to a place to have a great burger or quesadillas. This is @cafesavoten149 ! It just re-opened recently. A cosy and...
A glorious piece of technology on my desk today, the @sony Hi-MD MZ-RH10. Maybe the best portable MD machine. I acquired it in 2005...
Let’s start this weekly serie: Showa Record Day. Starting with the Gods among us, aka Led Zeppelin or as written in Japanese...
I must apologize to this plant that for some reasons I had abandoned for almost a year and left for dead outside for a while too. A month...
Not a Showa era thing but an Heisei one, a vestige of the bubble era in Japan (around 1985) is the expression Hanakin (花金、flower friday...
Good morning! How’s your week so far? Morning light in our typical showa style livingroom. おはようございます！ 今週はこれまでどうですか？ 朝日の光はいいね。 ...
I have been using my standing desk for about a month now. I thought in fact I would hate it and give up soon but it turns out I don’t...
I don’t know what is or was this house in Obi but each time I pass it I am thinking it would be a perfect fit for the Addams family if...
I have a weak spot for ... old wooden Japanese boxes. But I also don’t want to own too many things. So I have this one for many years...
We have Koi fishes in the streets of Obi and I think that is pretty cool!
Typical showa era style living corner. Not empty for long I am feeling though... This is our only room with tatami, the owner put some...
When we moved in, we inherited the audio system from the previous owner. Otherwise it was going to be put it in the trash! I will detail...
Until now I was using my iPhone as a webcam as I am using a macmini. But each time I needed to connect the phone and the macmini during a...
Can you guess what this object is ? A piece of early Showa I think. Hard to imagine using it nowadays....
Snapshots quickly taken during my first morning jog in Obi. I think I am going to like it :-)
On the left the original G-Shock DW-5000 bought by my father when it was released. I remember the lady from the shop threw the watch a...
Today’s lunch in Obi. 1650¥ only for a great meal, with macha and desert. I warmly recommend as the location itself makes it for a very...