So yesterday's weather felt like it was set in place for a few days...and then we woke up to a brilliant sunshiney day. The intensity of the light, from a photographic point of view, is quite different from Australia's light but sunshine after rain wherever it is, always feels fresh.
Plus, today is the first day of a string of public holidays over the next week which together form what is known as 'Golden Week'. Yes, I am going to work because the university changes the days around to spread the holidays out more evenly (so as to not disrupt too many classes)...but it is a nice day to be by the Bay.
|Azaleas after the rain|
|All the retiring blossoms|
Until, in the afternoon, the wind came, and it came with a strength that could blow over an older, unsteady, laden with shopping person (like me...it really was step-stopping strength).
But the was blue sky...
|You can't see the wind...but you can feel it|
And the best find an expat can have in the northwestern suburbs of Tokyo:
True. There it was and a much-relieved shop attendant was very pleased that at last, someone had bought some of the black stuff.
A rather good day.
[Camera : iPhone 6S, 6.45am, 6.46am, 5.07pm, 5.23pm; 29 April 2016]