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More content for less quality? Or more quality for less content?

This blog is good because I can rid my ideas with relative frequency. It’s pretty easy to just put my ideas into this format. But some of the things I want to say, I can’t express in such a short format, so I take longer at putting them into words, like the blog posts for dewasanzan.com.

I’ve been thinking about this for video creation. Is it better to create a lot of content, but not worrying too much about the quality, or should I focus on creating good quality but taking much longer to do it? I’m not sure what the answer is, but I know I need practice.

I started making a video about the five story pagoda on Mt. Haguro, but while making it I realised that just explaining the facts probably wouldn’t be that interesting. I felt that it’d be better to give visiting the pagoda more context; so that people will feel more enticed to visit, which is the aim of the video. The problem with that is that it makes the video much longer, and might be boring for people. I guess the only way to find out is to make it and see.

In other words, I’ve decided that I’m going to focus on making the video the best quality I can first, and then I’ll try and make more of them in a similar way.

Tim Bunting Kiwi Yamabushi


Hi, I’m Tim Bunting AKA the Kiwi Yamabushi, a New Zealander who became a Yamabushi Ascetic in the Dewa Sanzan mountains of north Japan. I’m part of the Yamabushido team, and we host life-altering Yamabushi training on the Dewa Sanzan (website link). People come to us for the ultimate mindfulness experience, to reach the next level, or simply connect with nature and themselves.

I’m on a mission to summit all 100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata Prefecture to spread the splendour of this fabulous location, and in dedication to all those who lost their lives out in nature, including my father.

On my daily blog I post thoughts of a practicing Yamabushi that I hope people can use to better themselves and live as fulfilling a life as possible.

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