Seeing the light of day again

So, needless to say (why do people say that but then say it anyway?), it continues to be an unbelievably bonkers state of affairs in the world. Obviously, travel has been seriously curtailed and, as a result, I wasn’t able to do my pilgrimage home to Vancouver this summer. Not being able to was especially … More Seeing the light of day again

Two decades of Japan

At the turn of the millennium, I left behind family and friends for the first time in my life and headed East to Japan.  To say that it was a big decision is a monumental understatement:  it was wholly transformative.  The other day it hit me that this year is the 20th “anniversary” of the … More Two decades of Japan

Leftovers 残り事

Here are a few from Kyoto and Osaka that don’t really have their own overall theme.  They include kimonos, gardens, art galleries, neon and okonomiyaki.  I told you there’s no real theme. このポストで京都と大阪に撮った写真です。盛り込んでの事は着物やギャラリーやお好み焼きです。テーマはないですね。

Searching for a theme テーマが探しています

As always, there are always some photos from my travels that don’t really have their own theme for a post.  Here are various images from around Kyoto (Arashiyama and Gion in particular), as well as a wee trip to the Takeda castle ruins in northern Hyogo prefecture.  Nothing is left of the castle except part … More Searching for a theme テーマが探しています