There is a forest near our home in Tokyo. Yes! a forest right in the middle of the city. It is called the Institute for Nature Study (附属自然教育園, Fuzoku Shizen Kyōiku-en) Check out the aerial photo features on the mast head of their web. http://www.ins.kahaku.go.jp/english/
Apple is oft criticized for selling expensive devices. I find that their devices have much longer life — both in build quality (les prone to falling apart) and software life. This is an hand me down iPhone 5s from 2013 that I have been using … Continue reading Longevity, where Apple is better
Some photos from the Japan Town of Saigon. I am used the iPhone Halide app to shoot some photos as RAW. With RAW files, you have more editing options.
I like the logo of the Indian Curry cafe in Osaka. In Saigon too, next to the place I often stay is a Japanese run Indian Curry shop called Cari Vidu. They also have such an Indian man logo. The mysterious Indian man also appears … Continue reading The gent from India and curries
In our Japan, many believe that dolls and figurines have souls. We should be more careful when we discard them or else their souls will keep haunting us. Many people bring their dolls to Awashima Jinja where they are placed neatly all over the shrine. … Continue reading The dolls of Awashima Jinja