Hello, hello! I am now officially on year end break and finally starting to relax a bit. I hope you are too. Here are a few articles I managed to read and thoroughly enjoyed during the most hectic period of this year. Salute!
A local road-side food stall in Bali on the Covid impact:
“Early April we began to feel the impact of the pandemic. We really missed the atmosphere of having people around. Our sales dropped to 80%. Luckily around June we could open the sitting area again and my guests have been coming in to eat.”
Japanese Art – Utagawa Kuniyoshi: Nichiren in Snow at Tsukahara.
I am so going to get myself vending machine dashi soup the next time I am in Japan.
Extensive choices if you are looking looking for QTPOC tarot decks. I am already eye-ing a few.
Learning more about tea and culture from new-to-me blog The Floating Tea Stem:
“茶柱 (chabashira, lit. tea pillar) is the Japanese word for a tea stem floating upright in a teacup. Given its rarity, encountering a chabashira in one’s teacup is said to be a good omen…”
Coffee around the world: different ways of consuming the world’s best-loved drink.
Finally! Genderless school uniforms.