at an indian wedding, one of many activities that kept the bride busy was answering mobile phone calls from those who could not attend the wedding. several mobile phones were passed onto her ears from others as well as her own since some remote callers were considerate enough to call other relatives attending the ceremony ...
groups, young and old Originally uploaded by jabberer. Yutenji dance festival.
lanterns Originally uploaded by jabberer. Yutenji dance festival. I need a real camera.
Dance Originally uploaded by jabberer. Yutenji dance festival.
lemonade (re-mo-ne) stand Originally uploaded by jabberer. Yutenji dance festival.
local shaved ice snack stand Originally uploaded by jabberer. i havent tried due to the toxic color of the syrup that gets poured on top of the ice. so post-war period!
Sugamo – Obaachan’s harajuku Originally uploaded by jabberer. This statue, in a temple, is believed to have a special power. People wait in a long queue to ‘touch’ this statue, though this ‘touch’ may not be so subtle. First people pour the water on the statue and then wipe the water with the white clothes. ...
writing a wish Originally uploaded by jabberer. Looking at this being written, i wished for the same for her. But forgot to do mine after all!
yukata – summer clothes Originally uploaded by jabberer. there’ll be many hanabi (fireworks) events in japan in the summer. many people watch hanabi wearing yukata (casual/simpler traditional clothes than kimono). big clothing shops all feature their own special yukata section. i happen to watch the whole sequence of wearing yukata in this shop. its understandable ...
chou chou Originally uploaded by jabberer. A magazine that seems to be targeting late 20′s plus, single women. This page summarizes ‘how to deal with difficult situations when wearing yukata (light traditional clothes for home/summer)’, including going to toilet, and loosening the obi to breathe easily (belt).