Sunday, 30 September 2007

autumn taste of..

chrysanthemum, soy beans and some kind of green leafy vegetable, with vinegar and soy sauce, absolutely delicisous!!

Sunday, 23 September 2007

harajuku style 1..

harajuku is where the 'young and fashionable' especially around high school age hang out at the weekends, said to some to be the origin of many a new fashion..

Friday, 21 September 2007

sendai shutter..

thought it was a very pretty way to liven up a dull shop shutter...

Thursday, 20 September 2007

Wednesday, 19 September 2007

struck by lightening..

but still alive, and you can just see all the blackened burnt insides of the tree..

Wednesday, 12 September 2007


Each neighbourhood has it's own mini festival for the moving of the shrine.....i was quite surprised the first time i heard/saw it coming past my house....

Tuesday, 11 September 2007

Sunday, 9 September 2007

Friday, 7 September 2007

usually a lovely...

calm river with kids playing in it and bbq's along the side, but today's typhoon made it like a rough ocean, the power was amazing... these 'waves' were about a metre high i'd guess..

Wednesday, 5 September 2007

Sunday, 2 September 2007

last night.....

of the Zao festival.....finishing off with fire dancers and african drums, very nice...