In ‘2020’, the double ’20’ is a sign of alignment. The last time we had the same pattern was 1919 and that was when the Western world was about to enter an era of change and growth. It was the end of World War I in Europe; America was on the rise; there were many political unrest and revolts happened around the world inspired by the Russian Revolution and the turmoil of World War I.
Why the hell do we keep on trying?
In Chinese medicine, autumn is associated with Metal and Lungs. This season is about governing organisation, setting limits and boundaries. It is the harvest time so one should finish the projects that are started in Spring or Summer. In this season, new projects should focus on those that cultivate the inner self.
Perhaps my parents also never imagined, that one day they would give up most animal delicacy they once prided themselves of, and that tradition could be re-created. In 200 years of time, if human still exists, I hope we will be remembered as the generation who set our own tradition to pursue what is the most important for many generations to come, not only for ourselves.
Thank you + a year in review.
The politics of bushfood, climate change and agriculture, $22 avocado toast, dampness in the body, job’s tears, fresh milk thistle and more.
New York People, Chinese herbs, CRISPR-modified food, kefir yogurt and more.
Fighting off a cold with natural goodness and positive thinking.
Building a temple – how to enjoy time alone.
Three words: DO GOOD THINGS.
Numerology, Inky the octopus, happy dancing fish, elevating seal and more.
Binaural beats, spicy laska, elBulli, poop-eating butterfly, 11pm curfew and more.