Ah, j’aime juste entendre la langue française … belle! Avoir une belle journée. Kobe, Nihon. Love.

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‘“Don’t you want to join us?” I was recently asked by an acquaintance when he ran across me alone after midnight in a coffeehouse that was already almost deserted. “No, I don’t,” I said.’ ~Franz Kafka~ #solitude #zen #kobejapan #worldtravel #photography #kafka #reflection

‘“Don’t you want to join us?” I was recently asked by an acquaintance when he ran across me alone after midnight in a coffeehouse that was already almost deserted. “No, I don’t,” I said.’ ~Franz Kafka~ #solitude #zen #kobejapan #worldtravel #photography #kafka #reflection

This is SO good. Damn.

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Sadaharu Horio. A very special day for me. 16apr14. #sadaharuhorio #kobejapan #bbplazamuseumofart #worldtravel #photography

Sadaharu Horio. A very special day for me. 16apr14. #sadaharuhorio #kobejapan #bbplazamuseumofart #worldtravel #photography

Sadahiru Horio signed my ticket! 16apr14.

Sadahiru Horio signed my ticket! 16apr14.

Sadaharu Horio. 1939, born in Kobe. Lives and works in Kobe. A very full biography, but in a nutshell, he served as a cameraman during the attack on Pearl Harbor and then afterwards, was detained in Sugamo Prison for months as a war criminal. He’s been an artist since 1949, but as the eldest son of the family, he had to go to work for a Mitsubishi Shipyard in obeyance of his father’s strict policy of earning money for his family. This exhibition I attended today, began on March 21st and runs until June 1st. He wasn’t supposed to be there at all, it was just a lucky coincidence, so, when I came out of the exhibit, the staff pointed at him and said ‘That’s him!’ so they took our picture, he signed my ticket, then…the staff came to me and said ‘He’s painting live right now, come!’ So, here’s a bit of what he did. Dubbing his technique of executing a drawing in less than a minute the ‘One-Minute Hitting Method,’ here he is doing it…16apr14. #sadaharuhorio #bbplazamuseumofart #kobejapan #worldtravel #photography #art

"Take away dungs of your dogs," don’t be a Shithead. And even look at just the ass of a dog… Amazing sign. Says it all. Only in Japan. Nihon dake. 15apr14. #kobejapan #worldtravel #photography #dogs #signsthatmakeyougohmm…

"Take away dungs of your dogs," don’t be a Shithead. And even look at just the ass of a dog… Amazing sign. Says it all. Only in Japan. Nihon dake. 15apr14. #kobejapan #worldtravel #photography #dogs #signsthatmakeyougohmm…

Oh my, look what showed up yesterday! “The Visionary” by Danny Rock, postcards and stickers. #creativity #artisacommonbond  #postcards #stickers 16apr14. #kobejapan

Oh my, look what showed up yesterday! “The Visionary” by Danny Rock, postcards and stickers. #creativity #artisacommonbond #postcards #stickers 16apr14. #kobejapan