Gnomes Of Enlightenment

See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil…

Does that include thinking uncharitable thoughts when you see a foreign blond guy trying to rock a Japanese 2-block haircut?

Or hating on the person in the upstairs apartment who seems to be hard of hearing and really really really likes enka music?

And what about snarky comments concerning The Honorable Duck Butt of Sugamo?

Inquiring gnomes want to know.

You can get your very own set of Enlightened Gnomes at Loft in Shibuya. If you’d like to visit a Loft store the next time you’re in Tokyo, maps are on my website, The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had.

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