Series Shimokitazawa No.1 - II
These are too beautiful and I cannot wear usually. Usually I use another one and these are for special occasion.
He continues " So, I decided to launch my own glasses shop. I have wife and a child, so naturally my wife worried. For 2 months, I worked as house husband and experienced all the work she has been working on. It is hard work. I can say it , I experienced and learned. Then I promised her that I would do as much as I could and succeeded to convince her. "
Did he have enough money ? "Well, that was hard part. I asked around and found finance loan @ Setagaya -ward and Tokyo Metropolitan City Government. Yes, I am still feeling nervous about it. Yet, fortunately, I was able to open the shop on February 19th."
Shimokitazawa again ? " I chose Shimokitazawa. The reason ? well, this is the area that former shop was located and I used to work at. Customers are here. I used to live here also. When I found this space, I didn't hesitate to decide. Immediately, decided. "
I remember the former boutique of this place. Somehow, I never walked into the shop although this is very close to my place.
Mr. Tanaka goes " I think places have sort of 'qi' or ' air ' that you can feel as energy. Life energy ? something like that. What I did was to sprinkle some salt to clean the qi and refresh it. Tried to pray with my heart for good energy. "