Saturday, 23 November 2013

Traditional Shops

Have never been in these, sure everything is out of my price range, but I love that they are there, keeping up some of the beauty of traditional Japan.

Saturday, 19 October 2013

Salt Pickles

Stored in wooden barrels and allowed to mature.  The smell was, special.

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

All in the Details

Love the colour combinations and little details that older kimono have.  So much care taken at every stage.

Sunday, 30 June 2013

Tarik in Town

It was fun, I'd really been needing to practice in a group with a teacher.  Felt great.

Sunday, 23 June 2013


Love cycling around my neighbourhood in the evening, glimpse of mountains everywhere I go.

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Vegetarian Cafe

Finally a vegetarian restaurant in Yamagata. The egg is even free range. So good!