Saturday, 23 August 2008

after the fireworks...

700,000 people attended this fireworks, display, the biggest in Japan, and it was absolutely amazing, sadly i didn't take my big camera, due to rain....so no firework shots : (

Friday, 22 August 2008

a string of kids...

they looked so funny being led along on a rope, good way to walk en masse though!

Wednesday, 13 August 2008

Sunday, 10 August 2008

praying for...

ancestors at obon... most japanese return to their hometowns where all the family gathers for the holiday...

Thursday, 7 August 2008

making..

sour plums... the red really shone out in this pretty little garden..