Secret Lantern Society Winter Solstice Festival

Secret Lantern Society Winter Solstice Festival

December 21st was the longest night of the year, or the winter solstice. To celebrate, I headed out to Granville Island for the Secret Lantern Society's Winter Solstice Lantern Festival. The festival has three locations, typically, in Yaletown, Strathcona, and Granville. This year I chose Granville, though next year I might try out Yaletown! Yaletown and [...]

Corset

Corset

This weekend, NJ and I went out to the farmers market in Coquitlam. The food was excellent, the produce sellers persuasive, and the aromas divine. While I could make this a long post, I think the image captures my current mood best: mending, and secure. Our new place is awesome. 🙂 Bonus pic! All of [...]

New Headspaces

New Headspaces

For the last few weeks, my mind has been suspended like a helium balloon, vicariously grounded to earth by a single, tenuous string. The feeling has presented itself as fractured language (still switching back to English), unfinished thoughts, a diminished perception of time (I blame being unemployed), and an inability to look forward. This is [...]

Tunnel of Light in Nabana

Tunnel of Light in Nabana

A bit behind reporting on this well after the holidays, but I couldn't help myself from showing you all photos from the nationally-known illumination of Nabana-no-Sato, a small tourist-centric village an hour outside of Nagoya City. The illuminations were fantastic: a long white tunnel of flower lights opened way to a beautiful light show based on the tale [...]