Monday, 28 April 2008


Throw your babies into the lava pit on the left.

Osaka Dome, River Harbor

Note the flood gates on the right.

Big version here


Sunday, 27 April 2008

Abandoned Fairground in Tennoji

Reminds me of Spirited Away. Spooky.

Friday, 25 April 2008


3 of them on 3 rivers. There are 2 release mechanisms. A "slow one" for taifuns and a "cut the ropes one" for tsunamis.

Big version is here


Tuesday, 15 April 2008

Sunday, 13 April 2008

Kobe Zoo, German-build House

Osaka Cityscape, View from Osaka Dome

Click below for a really large version of this image. Beware! Big file!

Thursday, 10 April 2008

元気 焼き鳥, Our favorite Yakitori

The best chicken livers in town. She eats them raw but I'd rather have them grilled.

Tuesday, 8 April 2008

View From My Home

Mikan Orchard

Popular with families. "Pick all you can eat" and picnic area.

View From My Bicycle

Wedding Party

Why are there little American flags on the desks?

Osaka Castle during Sakura

Concrete rebuild. Not worth going in. Looks nice on the outside though.


Around Nara Castle

View from Home


It's a Yamaha bathroom. (They don't just make pianos, motorbikes and archery equipment)

Tree and Me

Tower Of The Sun 2

Scary. One day that golden mirror will focus the sun's deadly beams on unsuspecting tourists.

I'm sure it inspired Zelda Windwaker, especially considering Nintendo's offices not being terribly far away.

Tower Of The Sun 1

Japanese Home

Osaka City Highway 2

Osaka City Highway 1

Nanba Parks

House Protest

The banners proclaim a love for sunshine and a hate for the company who will build a tall sunshade just next.