Monthly Archives: December 2011

Focus

As you will have seen from my previous posts, there is something wrong with my camera. To be more specific, something wrong with my Nikkor 18- 105mm lens. I cannot get it to focus properly. Saturday at the Temple was … Continue reading

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Gee Gees

So time to have lunch. I am a complete beginner with Japanese cuisine¬† and because I cannot read I have no idea what the myriad of restaurants around Asakusa are offering. It is true that some display photos and even … Continue reading

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Brush Shop

One of the shops is a brush shop. It sells exclusively brushes. Hair brushes,nail brushes, coat brushes, wire brushes, shoe brushes, shaving brushes, floor brushes, paint brushes, dog brushes, rush brushes, raccoon-hair brushes, horsehair brushes, boar bristle brushes, ritual brushes, … Continue reading

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Bonnie Asakusa

I am a little jaded with tourism. In fact I think there are few countries I can go to. The main reason is that I am made very uncomfortable by people trying to sell me things or services. I say … Continue reading

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Public Transport

As I loiter on the subway platform in Tokyo I notice that my fellow travelers are forming well ordered lines, the position thereof being marked by yellow lines ¬†on the platform. When the train arrives, exactly on time, the door … Continue reading

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