The taste of spring, shincha from Mariko

Since last week, the 2016 shincha from Mariko (Shizuoka) is available on Thés du Japon. This sencha is made 2/3 of early “inzatsu” type cultivar Kondô-Wase, and a few of other early cultivar, Ôiwase. 416 more words


Tuesday's Tragic Moments in Comics - the Death of Mariko Yashida

Mariko of the Yakuza crime family, Clan Yashida, is best known as the love interest of the X-Man known as the Wolverine. The daughter of the crime lord Shingen Yashida and the half-sister of the Silver Samurai, Mariko was married off to the Yakuza gang to solidify her father’s connections within the crime family. 289 more words

Comic Books

Steve Bein - Disciple of the Wind (3)

I did it again. I managed to read the third book in series without realizing what am I doing until it was way too late to back out. 645 more words


// Mariko! Collaboration work //

sometimes life is full of symbols and that is how we love to express our selves too

this is a fun project we did together again, sometimes to put across what we feel or see… 100 more words

Home Decor

// we come undone //

so we got drunk together and is raining outside …

this scene is inspired by this video clip, click here  by Robbie Williams

this new awesome set by Kalopsia at TMD, … 121 more words

Home Decor

Mariko - #225

Mariko – A quiet unlike any other, a silence so profound that the very frame of what you look at seems to balance on an edge we cannot fathom, and even a feather of speech could cause this serene landscape to crumble and turn to dust. 21 more words