It’s a curious thing about Tokyo, that alongside all the mod-cons imaginable, and then some, are traditional everyday goods that are quite often handmade and at first glance, appear to be humble and perhaps even primitive. Brooms are a clear example of this.Read More
A large part of Super Ordinary Life involves exploring and collecting examples of regionally and culturally specific ordinary sights. Probably not the sort of sights that a tourist guide book might pick up on but, more of the type that hint at the how people in the locality live and think.Read More
Is there a country in the world where you cannot buy or get hold of a hosepipe? They seem, at least to our mind and from our experience, really internationally Super Ordinary. Yet regardless of their mundanity, they just keep catching our eye!
Just what is their appeal?Read More
It wasn’t until the empty plot next-door to us turned into a large construction site that we really realised not only how much we value relative peace and quiet but, also how much we take sound for granted as an aspect of Super Ordinary Life.Read More
It can be difficult to explain why a certain sight catches our eye and holds out attention enough for us to want to capture a picture of it. I think it's more than it simply being aesthetically pleasing.Read More