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Private Thoughts

While every maiko and geiko must face public scrutiny and insatiable curiosity as she walks through the streets of Kyoto, at least her thoughts remain private.   231 more words


Sannen Zaka

Between temples we took a stroll down some of eastern Kyoto’s ancient streets. These were lined with all manner of food and art. We were surrounded by unfamiliar and intriguing foods and sweets, too many to try! 51 more words


Spotting Geishas in Kyoto

When we’re in Kyoto we take our time to wander the cobblestone streets of Gion with it’s old, wooden buildings, tea-houses and lanterns. Gion in Eastern Kyoto (Higashiyama and Kyomizudera districts) is the place to be if you want to catch sight of a real Geiko (Geisha) or Maiko (an apprentice geisha, their hair is usually adorned with flowers). 438 more words


Write More or Less?

Almost everything in the market is mass produced in today. Even if it is a limited edition, often thousands are made and sold.

It is funny but iPhones (Apple products in general) try to create an illusion of exclusivity, in spite of being sold by the millions. 1,300 more words