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Tanizaki Junichiro In Praise of Shadows
It is inevitable upon the start of a journey into the art of bonsai that you are immersed deeply in Japanese and Eastern philosophy. As is well written, like many elements of Japanese culture, the art of bonsai originates from China. The Japanese art of bonsai originated from the Chinese practise of penjing. From the 6th...
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Deshōjō maple by Rory Wilmer
I first dabbled with Bonsai in my late teens. I was gifted a bonsai tree, the garden centre mass produced variety. Looking back I realise I was too young and naive to understand what I was doing. The poor tree didn’t survive even a year. I soon gave up on the idea of caring for...
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Rory Wilmer se vypsal z hříchů: Uživatele mají jen sociální sítě a drogoví dealeři
I sat down with Czech journalist Zdeněk Strnad to talk about my book Social Media & The Seven Deadly Sins and how we can take steps to better look after ourselves on social media. If you can read Czech you can view the original article here. If not I have used the translation tool DeepL...
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Rory Wilmer Social Media And The Seven Deadly Sins
On Friday 24th September 2021 at 15:10 I was live on the East conference stage at the 16th Repperbahn festival conference in Hamburg. Gerhard Maier Artistic Director of Seriencamp interviewed me about my book Social Media And The Seven Deadly Sins. Reeperbahn Festival is Germany’s largest music platform for the music and digital industry. The...
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Matt Graham on Podcast Pivo
In Conversation With Hollywood’s Matt Graham – Writer And Dive Bar Enthusiast! Matt Graham is the writer of Oliver Stone’s award winning Showtime / Netflix series, The Untold History of the United States, as well as the upcoming new series “Apollo” – based on the little known real events leading up to the Moon Landing...
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Part 2 – mame and shohin In part 1 of this blog series I started this series off with their first two of my creations in clay and focused on the potters from Tokoname in Japan who gave me the original inspiration to start learning how to make my own bonsai pottery. I now start...
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Katsushi-Kataoka
Tokoname bonsai pot- Artist; Master Kataoka Katsushi. The documentary from Bonsai Empire showcasing called “The Clay Masters of Tokoname” was my first step in learning how to make my own bonsai pots. I took great inspiration from the masters of Tokoname which taught me to learn to love the clay. Part 1 – Creations
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Social Media & The Seven Deadly Sins
Preorders of Social Media And The Seven Deadly Sins are now open for Kindle version. Exclsuive to Amazon, paperback version will become avaiable in the summer. Preorder at your regional Amazon store today. US / UK / DE / IT / NL / JP / CA Vices drive social media engagement. It is defined as a dopamine hit; social media has created...
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PODCAST PIVO EPISODE 5 SEASON 1. Having a beer with Michal Skoda, the brewery director of Pivovar Proud Michal Skoda is the Brewery director of Pivovar Proud. Proud is a new microbrewery project within the macro-brewery of Plzensky Prazdroj, the historic Plzen brewery and home of Pilsner Urquell. Michal’s passion is beer, and he has been working in...
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In Episode 4 of Podcast Pivo, we welcome a true advertising hero Thomas Kolster to talk about The Goodvertising movement and his latest book, The Hero Trap. Listen at your preferred podcast channel. ? Spotify ? Apple Podcasts ? Google Podcast Thomas Kolster is a marketing activist on a mission to make business put people...
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