The exact aetiology that makes OCD (of which we all “collectors” suffer in varying degrees) flower is, shall we say, not fully understood, as yet. Some experts postulate that we bear the condition in our genes, though what triggers the “mutation” (if that is the right term), is not clear.
Urushi – the ancient Japanese lacquer art finds a home in India The fumes they emit are noxious. The material itself, highly allergic to the skin. And, it is known to test even the patience of monks. So much so, that even the art it embodies, pales into insignificance, when