Monthly Archives: June 2011

Japanese Tea Ceremony and Stendhal Syndrome

tea ceremonyMy sister and I exchanged links today on Facebook about “Stendhal Syndrome,” a well known psychosomatic illness causing rapid heartbeat, depression, dizziness and fainting in some individuals when exposed unusually beautiful or a large amount of art in a single … Read the rest

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Tokyo Story

Tokyo StoryUnpretentious, deeply personal and visually stunning, this movie is one of my all time favorites.

Tokyo Story is one of the great classics of world cinema, directed by the celebrated Japanese filmmaker Yasujiro Ozu.  This is a must see for … Read the rest

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