The trip to Japan starts moving from dream stage to reality. Tickets are booked, time to take the first steps into this new world.
Starting to dive into the wabi sabi concept, trying to grasp it by reading (Leonard Koren book for the 2nd time) and photographing. If I were at my studio now, I would probably try to understand it through metal work as well.
The beauty of age, of things impermanent and imperfect.
Sounds pretty perfect to me.