Winter seems to have finally come to Kansai. The mornings are dark and the days grow chillier and chillier. People complain about the dreariness that fills their…… Read more “Life, eternal”
The thing with photography is that with clever framing of a photo one is able to tell a story that isn’t wholly true, which is then consumed…… Read more “More Deception”
Osaka Castle just peaks out above the trees. The moat is clean today. Usually one portion or another is foamy and has trash collecting in a corner.…… Read more “Deceiving”
This is one of the many shopping streets that surround Tsuruhashi station in Osaka. I stopped here one day on a bike ride to Osaka Castle. It…… Read more “Near Tsuruhashi”
This is where I used to take my lunch break from work. I came here because I could sit under the eaves of the prayer hall behind…… Read more “Lunch Room”
This photo was my first real foray into documenting my surroundings here in Japan; my first of many panoramic views. I decided upon panoramic views primarily so… Read more "Long ago"
I've walked by this many times. It is a reconstruction of what it is thought to have looked like. Impressive facisimile. The iron gate around it ruins… Read more "Heijokyo’s Suzakumon"
On one of the first nights after my wife and I had made the move to Japan we went out for dinner at a local yakitori restuarant.…… Read more “First Thoughts”