Thursday, 30 July 2009

Wednesday, 29 July 2009

Friday, 24 July 2009

Thursday, 16 July 2009

Tuesday, 14 July 2009


taken from moving car...this time i wasn't driving...heading to the beach..

Sunday, 12 July 2009

Friday, 10 July 2009

nice cup of tea...

a habit the british and japanese share, albeit in profoundly different forms..

Thursday, 9 July 2009

summer sweets....

in the shape of a gourd, pleasing to all the senses..

Wednesday, 8 July 2009


elephant biscuit....mmmm...too delicious, i couldn't stop eating until they were all gone..

Tuesday, 7 July 2009


it's these pink fluffy flowers that makes me like the tree so much..

Monday, 6 July 2009

one of my favourite..

trees... i think the name in japanese is gasa, but have no idea of the english, if anyone knows please tell me. the wood is used to make the chopsticks used to pick out the bones after cremation in a japanese funeral..

Saturday, 4 July 2009


from hokkaido...the fruit in japan, really is delicious...