A few years ago Tokyo had an actual big snow. Big enough to stick around. I wish I'd had the time to go out more, but of course the trains were haywire.
I don't miss long winters and deep snow, but I do miss a little snow. So far I woke up to a tiny little dusting this year, and I doubt we'll see more. I'm not looking forward to another blindingly hot summer, either.
I realized tonight that it has been literal years since I posted any photography to that tumblr, or even pulled out my camera. Oh the reasons! Which are reasons, for once, and not excuses. DSLRs are big and heavy. It's Tokyo, so everywhere I go it's train and on foot. I go to work in… Continue reading Street Photography
Typhoons don't usually have a lot of power by the time they hit Tokyo. Usually they're just strong enough to make commuting annoying. And they also make it very hot and humid. 30C in October is horrible. It shouldn't be allowed, I tell you.
It’s face-meltingly hot in the summer. Saying 29C at 8:40PM doesn’t do justice to the humidity and the smell of overripe city. Yesterday was a misery of work, dentist, dehydration, migraine, and heat. It took most of today to recover. As a result, the best I could do for dinner was a spicy chicken and… Continue reading Japanese summer