Life after Low buy – my January/February shopping escapades …

Life after Low buy – my January/February shopping escapades …

Let's start with a short summary: In 2020 I decided to do a Low Buy Year, setting up some rules and at the same time providing my inner shopaholic with some loopholes – like a € 50 book-buying budget. While I failed a few times and wasn't always satisfied with my efforts, overall I enjoyed [...]

Reading: “The Makioka Sisters” by Junichiro Tanizaki

Reading: “The Makioka Sisters” by Junichiro Tanizaki

“She [Sachiko] was sometimes startled at the thought that she spent more time worrying about her sisters than about her husband and her daughter, but they were like daughters—they were on a level with Etsuko in her affections, and at the same time they were her only friends. Left alone, she was surprised to note [...]