Feb 19, 2014

her magic wand

I got involuntary transformation 
on my potential Kokufu award job.

Thank you Goddess Nature.

Feb 15, 2014

The Fall of the House of Murata

We had a record snowfall for this area yesterday.

I can't see what's going on inside.

 Theatrical Trailer - The Fall of the House of Usher (Vincent Price)

Feb 5, 2014

How to access the Omiya Bonsai Museum

An excellent guide always with you!

And I like the choice of the BGM.

The Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor (K. 491)
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

One of the most beautiful tunes human beings have ever created.

The 3rd movement used in the beginning of the video begins from 21:35 -.

Feb 4, 2014

Foreigners carrying bonsai on a JR train.

Maybe they are on their way back from the sales area of Kokufu-ten.

Feb 2, 2014

Sales area of Kokufu Ten 2014

From February 4 - 12, Risshun Bonsai Oichi
(立春盆栽大市, literally Lichun Bonsai Grand Market)
is held at Ueno Green Club.

It is one of Japanese largest markets of bonsai, pots, tools,
suiseki (viewing stone) and related materials.


The hours for this event is from 9:00 - 17:00 (16:00, last day).

In Japan, the consumption tax will be raised next April.

If you are interested in things with fixed prices
like Masakuni tools, don't miss this time.

Risshun Bonsai Oichi 2013 movie:

For the convenience of the visitors,
every year during the Kokufu Ten period,
a connecting limo (or minibus) runs between
the museum and Ueno Green Club.

Usually, the bus departs from here on the museum side.

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I hope you visit Ueno Green Club with a fat wallet,
and leave with a thin wallet and satisfaction.

Ueno Green Club map:

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