Friday, 29 June 2007

morning practice...

yoga felt sooo good today, the sound and smell of the rain, all that fresh air made us dizzy!

Thursday, 28 June 2007

new love of my life...

i have a serious coffee addiction...and am very happy with it...to my surprise, i haven't had a cuppa for 4months!!!!!

Wednesday, 27 June 2007

soba meet..

these guys get together everyweek, to make soba, eat and have a good ole time by the seems of things, it was delicious!!

Tuesday, 26 June 2007

water off ..

a ducks back....i liked the way he/she was casually sitting on one leg in the rain, whilst i rode home soaking up the rain, and finding it difficult to see through my glasses!

Monday, 25 June 2007

jizo-san...

in a very funky yukata...so colourful, doesn't seem to suit his expression tho! I love the way even stone statues are dressed nicely....

Sunday, 24 June 2007

Saturday, 23 June 2007

Friday, 22 June 2007

a photo taken a while ago.....

but one of my favourites....really can't get enough of clouds in rice fields..

Wednesday, 20 June 2007

what else to do..........

on a stinking hot day...but stick your feet in hot water...in the park from yesterdays photo..

Tuesday, 19 June 2007

clouds coming in.........

over the mountains......towards west park, beautiful park with a foot spa... the white thing is some kind of hard foam for kids to run around on, after taking off their shoes, of course!

Monday, 18 June 2007

everyday origami...

it seems that everyone in japan knows the basics of origami...i gave my english student some cherries to take home, and she immediately whipped up a quick origami box to carry them in...

Sunday, 17 June 2007

5am.....

no time to be making a cake....yet she did, for all the people at the yoga workshop....and how delicious it was!!! a true yogini ; )

Saturday, 16 June 2007

teacher from tokyo...

chama...came up for a guest yoga lesson, lots of fun (and pain!) indeed!!! this was the afternoon session ... i get mornings!

Friday, 15 June 2007

please please rain....

the skies are heavy and the air is thick....makes you feel so tired and heavy..... but the clouds in the mountains are beautiful... again, the tree outside hitoshi's parent's house looking towards the city..

Wednesday, 13 June 2007

elizabeth...

is the name of this rose, from a 20 year old bush... i am having an education in roses... least they make for pretty pictures when i don't have time to take any... and what a cheerful way to start a day at work!

Monday, 11 June 2007

neighbour's garden..,


only a teeny weeny garden but they make up for it with volume of roses!

Saturday, 9 June 2007

Thursday, 7 June 2007

man in the roof...

of a temple looking down, a bit scarey eh! can anyone tell me how can i get my photos bigger.......i have been looking but can't seem to figure it out...pleeease!

Wednesday, 6 June 2007

flowers for school...

everyday, this nice teacher brings fresh flowers from his garden to brighten up an otherwise very grey and dull staff room...

Tuesday, 5 June 2007

any idea...

what kind of insect this is......it was small about 4mm and golden, very beautiful...

Monday, 4 June 2007

moon rise

was very beautiful watching the moon come up from behind the mountain....last night shot for a while..

Saturday, 2 June 2007