Japan

2018.11.17

Hostel Chill Out - Osaka 大正区 & 浪速区 Book shopping .Japanese language proficiency test Leve...

2018.11.16

From Daisen to Kyoto to Osaka my tiny mini studio in Daisen Bamboo forest in Kyoto Enjoy!Cafe at Osaka Hos...

2018.11.11

今日森の中で「ANAN coffee・アナンコーヒー」という珈琲屋さんに行った。ブラジルのコーヒーはめっちゃ美味しかった。この場所本当に特別なんです。人と物は絶対美しい古道具美学が持っている。 今日去了山林里一家非常隐蔽的咖啡店,每个月才营业两三天。店主全家手工搭建的各种小木屋。店主儿子冲咖啡。初中就退学了。店主...

2018.11.03-11.11

Participant for Itonami Daisen Art Festival will post all my work this year in Portfolio section. Always be grateful, although I tend to lose this mentality...

2018.10.23-10.25

一人でやぶちゃんのガレージに180cm x 180cmの顔ハメを作りましょう。 ...

2018.10.06

Summer time daily encounter with these centipedes. Got bitten 2 times by the baby size. ...

2018.09.27

Morning reading at local park.       Current reading: The Nature Principle: Human Restoration and the End of Nature-deficit Disorder My 22...

2018.09.22

Crocheting spider webs and playing djembe for 森まもり indie performance group at ToriArt festival 2018. とりアート(鳥取県総合芸術文化祭)   ...

2018.09.08

See you in a week. Back to Beijing first. ワクワク過ぎるので、最近二、三日寝られません。10ヶ月ぐらい両親と一緒に住んでいますけど、明後日家を出ったら、また心配します。昨日も大きい喧嘩がしましたけど、この関係が切られません。この状況は良くない、悪くない。しょうがないで...

2017.12.06

Left from Awaji-Island to Kobe Airport, then took a ferry to arrive at Osaka-Kansei Airport. The real departure took place after having mama's egg sandwich. ...

2017.12.05

"Maybe I don't fit into my family", said sister Yabu. Hanging around at the outskirt of family circle where we prefer to be alone and perform t...

2017.12.05

at sister's house. peacefully waking up. cold but warm....

2017.11.16

Thanks to those who challenged my own humanity, my cynical thoughts and limits of tolerance. ...

2017.10.27

with Yabu at Hino town, collecting iron/steel stones/residues. 日野町たたら現場 ...

2017.09.14

Daily Mode Current Reading List 1. Origins of Chinese and Japanese Arts 2. Believing and Seeing: The Art of Gothic Cathedrals 3. Flow: The Psychology of...

2017.05.20

Eyes been hurting a lot. Either the world is too colourful or too black and white....

2017.05.19-05.22

I think their intention was going for a hip-hop global trendy young style but having those metal chains dangling against bloody red wall with bl...

2017.05.19

▴ 2017.05.19 on the left; 2015.04.30 on the right. All taken in Osaka. ...

2017.05.16

"The older you get, the wider perspective you have." - 80 years old couple running this insane bar with over 50 years collection of those sea creatures and ne...

2017.05.16

大衆酒処 米徳 Hiroshima Prefecture, Onomichi, Kubo, 1 Chome-12-5 〒722-0045...

2017.05.16

Satie Coffee 広島県尾道市西土堂10-26 Hiroshima Prefecture, Onomichi, Nishitsuchidocho, 10-26 〒722-0032...

2017.05.18

"Until next time." Departure day, sunrise in the process at 5:40am ▴ The symbolic landmark Onomichi Station will...

2017.05.17

me and myself at Miharashi-tei Guesthouse (みはらし亭) - Glad I made this trip back to Onomichi city to visit Maki-san and his 13-month old guesthouse. Grateful ...

2017.05.15

Reunion day with Maki-san at YES bar in Onomichi. Walking back to Miharashi-tei Guesthouse through this shopping tunnel around 1:18am. With my mind super sobe...

2017.05.12

Yabu and me were lying down on the staircase at a gym entrance. We were making up stories for the cyclists and passers-by while eating our precious brea...

2017.05.03

Gamelan improvisation session with strangers ▴ Over one-hundred years old instrument Instrument ガムラン Gamelan, from Indonesia Instructor や...

2017.05.02

Stole a bundle of flowers from the wild field during my garbage-dump trip in our village. Sorry for cutting you up and thanks for your generous beauty. ...

2017.05.01

Matcha and sweets. Neighbour and her landscapes....

2017.04.29

Dancing around the table all night long until we collapsed on the tatami. Plus I'm back to the drinking arena again. - Friends, food, liquor,...

2017.04.27

been on earth for 10384 days. want to become a person who can bring happiness to others. - 刚从朋友47岁的生日聚会回来。算算自己目前活了10384天,也挺不容易的。虽然一直清楚想要什么样的生活,但在今天...

2017.04.25

unexpected dinner comes with unexpected giggles. 常常事后才知和我一起吃饭时谈天说笑手舞足蹈的人都已过六七十。 每次我都按照对方的精神状态来猜测年龄。每次我都输。 - at Daisen Utopia Hostel ...

2017.04.21

ポヤポヤ open kitchen event at 旧長田分校 (abandoned elementary school in Nagata village) culture club YYY 3 days popup store at 旧長田分校 (abandoned elementary...

2017.04.21

Crocheting dream catchers all night long for this open kitchen event organized by culture club YYY, hosted by TEMA-HIMA ...

2017.04.18-04.19

with owner Mr.Koji at Drummers' Dream Hostel タイコたたきの夢 Back to this magical guesthouse where I stayed and worked for over a month in the summer of 2015. M...

2017.04.09

Drizzles and Beauties. Shinto Shrine 一宮神社 - 细雨中慢慢品尝这百花齐放美无处不在的季节。 老雷回我一首诗,出自杜牧《江南春》 千里莺啼绿映红,水村山郭酒旗风。 南朝四百八十寺,多少楼台烟...

2017.04.01

Breakfast and Bible at Fairfield Hostel. - Five days in kyoto Mom and I tried four hostels in total. Fairfield Hostel Nice structure/layout of rooms. ...

2017.04.09

TEMA-HIMA at Daisen-cho Community Event ...

2017.03.29-04.02

at Hostel Len Kyoto, before check-out. - Traveling with mom for five days in Kyoto. Glad she was with me during this tough season to buffer my subtle depres...

2017.03.19

My traveling buddy is back. Gonna start one-month fun with her in Japan. - at Very Hostel Namba, Osaka...

2017.03.12.B

168 bundles of reeds, a full day work with nature's grace wrapped up with an hour-long hot spring and relaxing dinner. ...

2017.03.12.A

Harvesting reeds for boat-making in the upcoming festival at 滋賀県ー琵琶湖ー西の湖 with Miki-san, Yuiji-san, Simon. ...

2017.03.18

"Could you decorate my white truck?" ...

2017.03.18

My art supply, a bunch of vines recycled by simon from cleaning the backyard Bathing in the sun with a pot of coffee. Little chitchat a...

2017.03.17

The "B" word is forbidden from now on. We teach each other to grow stronger and live better. I didn't realize that we've been living together for ove...

2017.03.11

This guy is either fixing stuff or building stuff. I should be more into breaking stuff so he can have more fun with life....

2017.03.04

Let's start a new lifestyle at Kasara. ...

2017.03.03

Crocheting a djembe cover for simon ...

2017.02.09

Helping shiho-san paste new window sheets for her new studio with upcoming show of Chanky Matsumoto's paper illustration. 障子貼る ▾ new art communi...

2017.02.13

Mt.Daisen still keeps its coolness to the extreme. Lots of people say he looks like Mt.Fuji which he does, with 2000m height shortage. This area is kind of masc...

2017.02.13

Driving around Mt.Daisen after another 40cm snowfall. ...

2017.02.04

Japanese celebrate this day with a long sushi roll to fill their stomach. It's not allowed to talk while eating it but the person has to imagine his/her hope du...

2017.01.24 Second Day of Snowstorm

▴ Our house entrance ▴ My backyard ▴ Double-layered scarf ▴ Cozy futon ▴ Back to our crazy entrance again ▴ Beautiful tsubaki tree got a ne...

2017.01.24

Observe the stillness in the flow of consciousness. Watch the steam blown away by the wind.  ...

2017.01.14

It's not winter yet but snow is here. ...

Vegan Cafe Hibinokate 日々の糧

▴ Tofu burger set. I used to be super amazed by the food presentation of Japanese cuisine. Everything is served in a tiny portion in a tiny plate which o...

Curry Shop Tsunagu

カレー屋さん つなぐ Our friends Michiko-san and Universe Captain Shoji-san opened their curry shop in Yonago city. It's located inside of a succulent plant shop named ...

2017.01.01-01.03

Featuring Yabu's grandma sitting comfortably under Kotatsu (table with a small heater underneath). ...

2017.01.01

Kick off 2017 with Osechi Food in preparation ▴ イワシ dried fish▴ おもち mochi cake with seaweed flakes▴ 料理人やぶちゃん chef yabu on site...

2016.12.29

Marina City Porto Europe This place is so out of place. ...

2016.12.29

Pinky Castle ▴ We took a long time gazing at these flamingos and stayed in awe with their dreamy rosy pinky colour. Nothing in the manmade world can achie...

2016-12-29

Morning stretch at Daiwa Roynet Hotel in Wakayama ...

2016.11.14

Meditation at 6:30am ▴ Fig tree gained its special aura with this turquoise cloth. ▴ Cosmic K and Midori-san ...

2016.11.08

Two days hanging out with tomatoes The final products are these dangling tomatoes called Hoshigaki (干し柿 Dried Tomatoes). We spent two days working on them, fro...

2016.11.07

Days with Black Beans ▴ Simon's factory ▴ Back to Midori-san's house, work continues ...

2016.11.06

Cosmic Smile ▴ May the process puzzle us like this ▴ Picture above is another treasure: ginger-looking POTATOES!!! super delicious when stir fried!...

2016.11.04-11.11

Where to stay in Sasayama We had a one-week stay at this Japanese traditional hatched-roof house for 500円 per night. It used to host WWOOFers who voluntarily...

2016.07.11

▴ Looks sexy and mature but actually not. HAHA ▴ B-day dinner in Nomadoma sharehouse with big family.  ▴ Lovely Kyo-chan is in charge of all the cre...

2016.06.15

Yabu and Me on Mt.Mitoku ▴ Where we slept for an hour. Listening to birds chirping and wind whispering. ▴ Do they offer monthly pass?...

2016.06.15

三徳山 Sanbutsuji Temple on Mt.Mitoku ▴Sanbutsuji Temple on Mt.Mitoku 三徳山三仏寺投入堂(なげいれどう) ...