When she’s not managing her and her husband’s contemporary woodwork business, Walk in the Park, Jiho’s curating and photographing her own pieces for her online store — jiho-yun.com. The multi-talented and all-round beautiful soul, tells us how she’s dealing with the lockdown.



Jiho, tell us — the best TV show/s you’ve recently binged.

Kingdom from Netflix which is the Korean Zombie series that’s very popular throughout the world these days. Normally, I’m not very into ‘zombie’ but I couldn’t stop watching Kingdom as it’s got various mixed genres that interact and diverse characters. 

What book has helped you get to sleep during the quiet nights of late?

Some old-design magazines to find inspiration and throwback pre-loved designs.

Name your go-to comfort dish to ease the worst feelings of existential despair.

Any oven-roasting or baking dishes are always good as they’re simple and help in getting rid of stresses. They smell amazing during cooking and look great when they’re done. 

We all need new procrastination tools in these uncertain times, what exhilarating hobby have you recently added to your resume?

I knitted a sock for myself a while ago but never did the other sock. I finally started knitting it from day one of lockdown. 

Increased mindfulness is essential in this climate — name your top tips for getting out of your head.

I’ve been doing morning yoga and challenging myself to do new postures that I’ve never tried before. It helps to concentrate on my entire body, bringing calmness and also creating a healthy daily routine.

Give a piece of advice to those trying to work from home.

Make sure you set your work and break time. Don’t forget to do body stretches every hour and take a little walk before or after work and hunt some bears.

What does a post-Covid-19 world look like?

I’ve heard that Earth has become cleaner due to the pandemic of Covid-19, although the world is struggling to deal with the virus. Needless to say, economic recession will be the main issue after this outbreak but, at the same time, a lot of people will become more aware of our environment to keep this benefit.

jiho-yun.com / walkintheparknz.com

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