Tag: black and white


Day 254- down the stairs

Moseying about a temple in Kyoto, my eye was caught by this rugged old staircase – picturesque, yet conspicuous in an absence of people. Like a stage waiting for its actors or a photo waiting for it’s muse. I hung around for a while and eventually a hustle of people appeared at the summit, slowly […]

Day 240- Tradition

One thing I love about Japan is the sense of ritual and tradition. At Shinto shrines they have Temizu basin’s, to wash your hands and purify. The ritual goes something like this (correct me if I’m getting it wrong)- Take the wooden ladle in your right hand and scoop up some water. Poor some water […]