Today is Aquarius new moon. Write down 10 wishes on the paper or note. Handwriting is key.
This is folding keyboard, the maker is Ryudo. I was interested, but hadn't had long years. Because I have laptop. But we don't bring computers daily, do we? So I started to think, if I had that, I might write more often... Before buying it, I investigated which keyboard was the best as there were so many kinds. First of all, It has to be light, otherwise, it will stay at home. And thought of the place where I mostly would use... it would be on a train, not a cafe as I commute long hours every day. So it has to be small and quiet. I don't want to bother others. If I use a keyboard on my bag when I seat, my iPhone needs to place to stand, Ryudo is compact, ideal typing and has a stand. It's not very strong but enough to hold my iPhone 7 plus. One thing I cared was that Ryudo was battery powered not chargeable. So I looked over all other keyboard, but still Ryudo seemed desirable. It was good buy.
Take a Shinkansen from Tokyo to Nagano, and rent a car to drive to Togakushi Shrine which is about 45 minutes by car from Nagano Station.
If you want to drive from Tokyo, it takes about 2 to 3 hours additional.
It's not much distance if I use Shinkansen and Nagano is country so it would be easy drive, I thought, but I broke into into a cold sweat because there were many hairpin curves. It was all right after all. I thought I should more drive often. There are so many nice places in the suburbs, and my driving skill never gets better if I don't use it. Well, it is all experience.
Gate of Hou-Kou-Sha
The entire mountain is filled with powerful energy. It is a place of mythology of opening the rock(Amano-Iwato-legend) in the ancient Japan. When Amaterasu, the sun goddess, hided in the rock cave upsetting with her brother Susanoo's bad behaviors, some gods and goddesses worked together to open the rock.
Hou-Kou-Sha Togakushi, means 'hiding inside the door`, this shrine worships tho…
Fortunately had a long weekend again. I took three paid-offs in September, since we have every weekend off, I worked less than two of third in a month and left were my holidays, which allowed me to post more blogs.
This is very nice, thank to a holiday god.
Lunch hour @ curry shop in Nakameguro Many Japanese people love curry. There is clearly distinct between Japanese and Indian curry. But not worry, we love both. Both are popular. This is Japanese curry, however not usual one. It a vegetarian with avocado topping and rice is type of mixture of 16 different kinds of cereals, which is popular by health conscious person. Call it 16 Kokumai
I tried to draw Daenerys Targaryen from Game of thrones with coloring pencils @ art class.
My teacher says not start with a skin color on white paper. It is same as drawing, we have to start with shadow first.
This is my teacher colored It sounds crazy. Looks like aline. Give it a try.
My work, ended with only shadow. Skin part will be next week.