Cameraphone shot of Enid and the new fleece tunnel.
From home and garden 2016/17
What to do with the turfs? Make a bench, of course. Thanks for the idea, Nigel :) (the bench is incomplete in this photo btw...)
Bed one almost half deturfed. Hard work - time to stop and check myself for damage.
Cutting out turf from one of the raised beds. Nigel says the potatoes won´t penetrate a buried thatch.
Telephoto view of the new raised beds gfrom the attic
Wickes deliver the wood for the raised beds.
Early morning sun on the back garden
One 3.6m length of timber for the four raised beds I'm going to build.
The first appearance of the first thing I sowed on moving into the new house. Basil!
The timber arrives - 22 x 3.6m lengths of 145x45mm - to make raised beds
Dogs and their trimmers at Shinegawa.
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From Square photos 2015
Wild horse, Lazio, Italy
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Field of rapeseed in flower - Lazio, Italy.
Tokyo is a fantastic array of bridges of various kinds.
Footbridge in Tokyo. Note the strange electric monocycle underneath...
Cats of Casperia
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Swept through Shinegawa Station by the throng of commuters, I turn, raise my arm as high as I can reach, try to hold my little camera steady while walking backwards and ...click.
Tokyo: Fantastic monorail train snaking through a residential area high above a canal and footpath.
Suitcase, handbag, hat and brolly. Shibuya pedestrian crossing.
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Down the Ginza
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From Impressions of Tokyo
Some of these people are probably trombonists.
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This is Japan.
Ginza At Tiffany's
On the green light pedestrians surge onto the zebra crossings
Barbed wire and chain-link leg decorations.
Highly staged pedestrian dances. Shibuya.
Busy day at Shibuya.
Colourful crowds on a hot and sunny day at Shibuya
Tina Gruenberg (my wife), Clifford Brownbear and shop assistant Kana Toyoshima.
Outside Shinegawa Station at dusk.
Tony Pappano practising his Mozart on the stage at NHK
A sellection of highly creative sandwiches at Shinegawa Station.
Evangelising Christian Fundamentalist in a nice outfit.
I've absolutely no idea why this lady with the sore leg was performing Raqs sharqi there in the car park.
Lunchbox cou nter in a foodshop within Shinegawa Station.
Jehova's Witnesses have a great sense of humour.
The morning commute at Shinegawa Station
Jehova's Witness at with a winning smile and nice shiny shoes. Near Shinegawa Station.
I was out for a run and dropped into this shop to buy a bottle of water. Do these guys think they are on a train? They seem to be reading picture-story books.
The Haneda Airport link monorail train.
Fantastic monorail train snaking through a residential area high above a canal and footpath.
Food in Japan is amazing. Here's a particularly lovely sashimi dish.
Skating couple without skates. Shibuya.