When I was first inspired to write The World’s Best-
Kept Beauty Secrets, it was because I had gathered
years of interviews, tips, and important information
as a model, trainer, and fashion and beauty journalist.
Although I had the opportunity to share this
information in my TV and radio work as well as in
ongoing speaking engagements, I wanted to document
this information in a permanent location
accessible to anyone and everyone who aspired to
look and feel better about themselves without
spending a lot of time or money....
Enter the world of the stylish Japanese house, where every object in sight is a work of art. Japan Style introduces 20 special residences. With more than 200 color photographs, this book showcases the stunning beauty of old homes, and reveals how they are cared for by their owners.
Traditional Japanese homes, with superbly crafted fine wood, great workmanship and seasonal interior arrangements, have an aesthetic of infinite simplicity. Unlike Japanese inns and historical buildings, the houses featured in this book are private property and are not open to public viewing.
The concept of aesthetic labour is partly seen from the perspective of ethics. There may
be strictly applied selection criteria for the recruitment and selection of new employees. For an
appointments panel such a situation could cause conflict between organisational requirements
and personal private views on what is moral or fair.
The ethical problem concerns the Human Resource manager, who wishes to appoint
someone, but who needs professional reasons for appointing a less attractive person.
Literature is at once the most intimate and the most articulate of the arts. It cannot impart its effect through the
senses or the nerves as the other arts can; it is beautiful only through the intelligence; it is the mind speaking
to the mind; until it has been put into absolute terms, of an invariable significance, it does not exist at all. It
cannot awaken this emotion in one, and that in another; if it fails to express precisely the meaning of the
author, if it does not say HIM, it says nothing, and is nothing. So that when a poet has put...