Wild Patience Diaries: Stories of Our First & Last Rooms (After Chōmei)

“I am…an old silkworm spinning his cocoon. It is not a hundredth the size of the house of my middle years. As I complained my way through life, each passing year has added to my age, and each move reduced my dwelling.” After living through fire, famine and earthquake, Kamo no Chōmei (鴨 長明, 1155–1216) made in… Read More Wild Patience Diaries: Stories of Our First & Last Rooms (After Chōmei)