Monthly Archives: October 2011

Samhainn greetings

Happy Samhainn everyone! Have fun whatever you are doing tonight xxx Advertisements

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Sunday breakfast

I am having roasted Gingko nuts for breakfast when I am dreaming of being in Bill’s at 8am, when there is hardly anyone else there sigh….. However, I still have my Twinings Earl Grey, even if they have changed the … Continue reading

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Tetsuo – Earthkeeper

This is Tetsuo. He is responsible for the website of Synchronicity-Japan, the company that takes care of me over here. He does all the promotions, and finds the images for your workshops and courses. I was very pleased to give … Continue reading

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Ukiyo-e

I have been desperately searching for images from the Edo period, epitomised by the art of Ukiyo-e, which means Floating World. These are the archetypical images of flowing waves, tiny wooden houses, graceful flowing garments on Geisha, and sumo wrestlers. … Continue reading

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The view from my window

I I thought some of you might not want to look at images of trees and toadstools, so for those who love city landscapes more here is the view from my window! This is most people’s view when they live … Continue reading

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new moon perigee

I hope you all enjoyed the lovely, unusual weather. We had glorious days here in Japan. At 8-30pm English time tonight (Wednesday) we have a new moon perigee. This is when the moon is closest to the earth and can … Continue reading

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The Emperor’s Garden

There used to be a huge palace in the Emperor’s garden when Tokyo was known as Edo. This was when Kyoto was the capital of Japan before Westerners were welcome. There are still huge walls and a moat surrounding the … Continue reading

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