Category Archives: Interiors

My Beautiful Laundrette

I come here every Sunday morning around 7:30. A very peaceful time of the day even in Tokyo. The sculptor,  Eddie Kienholz  made an installation called The Beanery  in 1965. I went into that installation in the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam about 20 odd years … Continue reading

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The Smell of Tatami

Phrase Reference: ‘over here’= in Tokyo At my new residence, I may only reside here for a short time as the owner intends to knock the house down and build something modern. Criminal! I thought. Anyway, I thought it might be … Continue reading

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A New Toy (Pentax Q7)

Last year I finally bought a decent camera. Over the past three/four years I’ve got by using a cheap point and shoot Nikon Coolpix. The last decent camera I can remember buying was a Pentax ME Super SLR back in … Continue reading

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The Ome Shack

This weekend I stayed with my in-laws (or ‘The Out-laws’ as I sometimes cheekily refer to them!) in Ome. Ome (Translation: Japanese apricot) is in the Kanto region of Japan; a beautiful, scenic area about an hour away by express train from … Continue reading

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