“Not forever-after, for Time, the thief, eventually takes all things into his dusty storehouse, but they were happy, as these things go, for a long while” Just finished Neil Gaiman’s “Stardust” going home on the subway. This was a great closure of the book and this week. By the way happy Valentine! Enjoy the rest … More Snow dust
“Are you a sunny person or a rainy person?” I am glad to live in a world where weather, personality and mood are dynamic and multilayered. On a spring day when it was raining and the sun was shining, one of my colleagues said it was 狐の嫁入りkitsune no yomeiri or fox wedding. Fox wedding? I have … More 狐の嫁入り・Fox Wedding
And it is kawaii! 2018 is the year of 戌 the Earth Dog! Since a long time ago, the dog has been our faithful friend, growing into a meaningful symbol in many cultures. Although lunisolar calendar with 12 animal symbols didn’t originate in Japan (but as you may know course, in China) it seems to have a … More It’s a dog world!
Every time I go to Tokyo, it gives me an impression of being in the centre of the universe. I guess I love it so much because I feel I cannot draw its limits. There just so many things happening, something new to discover every second. This time I went with my boyfriend, luckily we … More Hello Tokyo ・こんにちは東京
“She’s here in the snowfall At dead of night The mood is of courtship The final fight She’s all that I need All that I am The voice of compassion inside the man If you open the gates The madness begins I’ll follow you down I’ll follow you back in She’s here in the … More Be a sunny morning today
Notes from Journal, 19th January 2018 (…) The noise of the machine made any other sound, any other voice of the people around me unheard. I was conscious I was there, my body and mind were there, but I wondered if there was a tiny fragment of universe which belonged to me far far away. I wondered, … More Dance
Hello! It has been a pleasure to share my impressions on living in Japan, my Japanese language challenge, my travels, impressions, hopes and fears through this blog. You may know that my main field is architecture and I have been engaging in this profession for a years. In order to organize some ideas and content … More New Ideas