View from the Shibumi

Life is good in Emerald Isle. We love our Shibumi — it beats umbrellas and tents, hands down. One of the world’s most brilliant inventions! Not much time for blogging, but at least I’m checking my email! — JAB

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10 responses to “View from the Shibumi”

  1. While you have your toes in the sand and a beer in your hand, contemplating life, please contemplate why this forum hasn’t addressed its bread and butter recently, land use and electric power.

  2. They have beaches like that in Ireland?


  3. DJRippert Avatar

    Shibumi is a Japanese word that roughly translates to “effortless perfection”. Whoever made that beach tent thought a lot of the product, I guess. Meanwhile, stop the cultural appropriation. You are not Japanese. You have no right to use their words. Adios.

    1. I always wondered where the name came from. It makes perfect sense.

  4. LarrytheG Avatar

    If the wind is from the same direction and speed consistently all the time, it “works” Otherwise better off with more conventional but use good sand anchors. Seems pretty expensive for what it is.

    1. Nancy Naive Avatar
      Nancy Naive

      Not like windmills.

      We use the collapsible canopies on the beach. Heavy, but they can be leaned into the wind and the drive their legs deeper into the sand. Quality shade from a heavier cloth too.

  5. Nancy Naive Avatar
    Nancy Naive

    I think you’ve misspelled that word…

    1. energyNOW_Fan Avatar

      That so funny I was just posting that link! Like minds? Oh perish the thought! Let me get some Listerine.

  6. Nancy Naive Avatar
    Nancy Naive

    There is such a thing as “quality shade”. Your shibumi may not have the SPF of your Coppertone. Even under the shibumi, use protection. If you can see the sun through the cloth, the sun can see you.

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