Category Archives: Kyoto

Child has slightly redeemed herself …

… she was aghast that I was fifty! God bless her, she was more horrified and confused when she found out my mother died when I was 13, how I was alive, how was I not still crying … love … Continue reading

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So the child that said I should have a will not a bucket list just said …

… I was explaining that old ladies like me get tough hairs on their chins, she made comment about someone else having whiskers. I muttered something about pulling them out, she said why not just shave like a man! Sigh … Continue reading

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Just because …

… I saw them.

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A few hearts …

… not such great shots but hearts none the less!

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Things I’ve seen …

… while wandering in Osaka and Kyoto.

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A wander through Nishki market …

A very old and continuous market …

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Gion Corner, Kyoto

… watching a young Maiko dance … small movements, graceful and mesmerising …

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On our way to meet with Aya …

… our first lovely Japanese Assistant teacher, a day in Kyoto with her and Shizuka. I wonder what the day will hold. Already seen an amazingly clad mother and yes I did chase her down the platform but the the … Continue reading

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On a train …

… in Kyoto …

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Tis Autumn and …

… tis getting cool!

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