Archive for April, 2011
I watched the Royal wedding last night. On one pre-wedding TV show I saw a man who scrapbooks every type of Royal related clipping and collects all sorts of Royal merchandise. It reminded me that my boyfriend and I own a book of The Japanese Imperial Family Annual and I thought ‘Oh, I can’t laugh [...]
There are some movies I get so emotional by, even just from hearing the movie soundtrack. ’Anne of Green Gables’ was one of only a few movies that I had on video cassette at home, so I don’t know how many times I’ve watched it. It was like my early-time bible, he. I always had my [...]
It rained in Tokyo last week and washed all the cherry blossom flowers off the trees. That’s sad, but it also means the season for my favorite flowers will be coming soon… Roses and Hydrangeas!
My boyfriend and I watched ‘Note by Note: The Making of Steinway L1037‘ last night on TV. It was more than just looking at people making pianos. The craftsmen at Steinway & Sons were performing all sorts of magic at their atelier, putting life into pianos. We were really blown away. And of course their pianos sounded so [...]
I once asked my five year old niece Ciara what she would like to be when she grows up. She said, “a pink bunny.” That was exactly what I used to dream of when I was little. Every other girl at the nursery wished to be a cake shop keeper, an ice cream shop [...]
On my walk to the local supermarket I saw a group of birds circling the sky very neatly and I wondered how do they do that? Do they have a leader to give commands? So I kept looking. During their 8th loop there was a sudden 180 degree turn but as usual every bird followed. Unfortunately [...]