Friday Follies Episode 7

Wow, Friday already, and time for Proscenium’s  Friday Follies episode 7. This week I found profundity at the VA. 😉


Til next time ~Peace ~JPP


Wide Eyed Wanderings – Shugakuin Imperial Villa, Kyoto, Japan

To the northeast of Kyoto, in the shadow of Mt. Hiei, lies Shugakuin Imperial Villa. The Villa occupies a vast swath of land overlooking Kyoto and is managed by the Imperial Household Agency. Not open to the public, for access you must apply for a permit to a guided tour. The on-line advance reservations are difficult to come by but we were fortunate enough to secure a reserved tour during our stay in Kyoto. It is also possible to apply for a tour permit at the Imperial Household Agency office in Kyoto for same day passes. The tour is conducted in Japanese but other language audio tours are available and quite helpful. Continue reading “Wide Eyed Wanderings – Shugakuin Imperial Villa, Kyoto, Japan”

Friday Follies Episode 5

For episode 5 of the Friday Folliesallow me to submit the following. While not a sign, in any way or fashion, it struck me as hilariously ironic.

11.9.16 piggy bun (2)

Now I get making food beautiful or even cute. But that adorable little piggy, is a steamed PORK bun. ROFL who says the Chinese have no sense of humor.

Photo from my archive, Pudong International Airport, Shanghai, China.

Till next time ~leave ’em laughing ~JPP