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sultry lips
though no kisses,
all the trouble
for dazzling diamonds,
to meet no one
but a standard,
to fetch none-
just a value
of prestige… 11 more words


Japan Series: Part Two, Kyoto and My 100th post!

Hello! Firstly this is my 100th Post, how!? Thanks for the lovely reminder WordPress I’ll write more on this, Thursday. 

Part two of my Japan Series is all about the much-loved… KYOTO. 935 more words


The quintessential Kyoto experience: becoming a maiko for the day! 【Pics & video】

They say that it’s rare to see a real maiko walking the streets of Kyoto, since these artists usually work at night and live in their own secluded world, far from the rest of Japanese society. 736 more words


Her First Day

In March 2013 I took a series of photos of Kiyono-san during her misedashi.  Over two years later I have finally made a drawing from that day. 274 more words