Category Archives: japan







I am not going to talk about the title of my entry today~ just leave it as it is

today it’s pictures from my 京都散歩 a few weeks ago
法然院 (Hounen-in) 哲学の道 (Path Of Philosophy) the once a month flee market at 北野天満宮 (Kitano-Tenmangu Shrine; always on the 25th) and the lovely tram at the 北野白梅町駅 Kitano Hakubaicho-eki

*dances away to attend todays lesson*

Faces in Sasaguri 篠栗 Nanzoin 南蔵院

hundreds of hundreds of expressions – joy, anger, sadness, wit, foolishness, forgiveness, grudge

a world of emotions and how to accept, enjoy, embrace or overcome them

– in Nanzoin lies the largest bronce statue of a reclining Buddha as well~ but the internet is filled with it, I do not need to add my own photographs Wiki Nanzoin

Close-up – pretty in pink & white

While preparing a post about my short trip to Karatsu 唐津 here is the promised second flower post – close-ups

raindrop focus the light to pearls in white and rosé

the beauty of fallen leaves, glowing from within

somebody arranged single blossoms of camellia 椿 along the way

in between a blue eyed cocotte crossed my path

now that the early spring of plum blossoms and the high spring of cherry is over I am looking for the fruits of their effort and the next bloom – azalee 躑躅, rhodora  (there are different kinds, I just choose on of the possible japanese names) and chestnut