CHRISTOPHER PALANUK, PHOTOGRAPHER
”Count what you have now/ Don't count what you don't have/ Find that you have so much.” Mariya Takeuchi sang those words in her song ”Measure of Happiness” in a 2008 maxi single from Japan. Considering how long it took to find a physical copy for purchase online, I'm going to assume it wasn't one of her biggest hits. That, and with it being a Japanese pop song, it isn't exactly formed with a western audience in mind.
But why am I . . .