It was rainy last weekend but there were many trick-or-treaters everywhere. Advertisements
When you walk & bike, you may want to drop by cafes. There are lots of Starbucks everywhere but you can also find some interesting independent cafes. I once wrote about Shirakawa Kiyosmi where there are many cafes.
Early September, I went to Harumi Wharf of Tokyo Bay. At that time, there was a sailing ship which came from Mexico. It was a training ship ARM Cuauhtemoc BE-01
Good morning. Here comes a beautiful autumn morning. Have a nice day!
Sometimes it rains on weekends. Sometimes I have something else to do. So these days, unfortunately, I have not had a chance of walking & biking. This happens from time to time. So I decided to write about Japanese short poems waka to explain our culture to describe nature and our feelings.
The National Art Center Tokyo has been holding the exhibition of Tadao Ando, the world-famous architect. One of the highlights of the exhibition is Church of the Light which is a full-scale replica of Ando’s renowned masterpiece. Until 18 December 2017.
In many cases, the roofs of castles have fish-like statues on the top. They are called Shachi Hoko. Shachi is a killer whale but Shachi Hoko, I think, is different. Wikipedia says that its body is a fish and its head is a tiger so Shachi Hoko is an imaginary animal. For example, Kakegawa Castle below has two…