Irori a Japanese Way of Having Hygge

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It is time to think of Danish hygge when Satoyama is covered with snow. While it is hygge to sit by the fire-place in Denmark, it is to sit around Irori in Japan.


Mind you, there aren’t many houses with Irori left these days even in Satoyama. We are lucky to have friends who have Irori.

おくどさん1  They have Okudosan, a traditional Japanese cooking stove, as well.


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