Alast ma, ma

Walking alone in the rain has its own special rewards, the smell of the dirt rising from the street, and sound of cars whoosing by,asakusa4156Det24%ppi100D800

and even by chance  a special moment

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Tokyo has many small businesses, small not just in the size of the business, perhaps many are family businesses, but the physical size of the business and deliveries are a constant and ubiquetious form of behaviour.  Push carts, hand carry,  small trucks medium size trucks are everywhere.

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Smoking takes place outside usually in specifically designated areas, as I guess does conversation…

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or when just being together requires no conversation, just a personal connection .

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whether older young

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or perhaps waiting out your time

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Two floors in a restaurant

asakusa4103_24%ppi100G800and heart is where you find the home and business

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or maybe to others  your home is just some kind of  art

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If you cannot make your own fantasy  you can buy someone else’s

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or even create your own.

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if you can find it. Its a beautiful kimono but I do not think when a non Japanese person wears one its “cultural appropriation, there is no other way to understand kimono without  the experience of dressing.

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