Monthly Archives: October 2015

Japan 2015 – Day 5

         I take my bike this morning with a small wind blowing by North. Ooh, it is cold ! And today, the gifts serie continues. Passing through an alley, I recognize an antique store where I had seen last year, … Continue reading

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Japan 2015 – Day 4

         A weather always kind to this fourth day in Kyoto. I start the day with a rare gem, a building and its gardens that are a subtle blend of styles shoin and sukiya, a place that was for so … Continue reading

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Japan 2015 – Day 3

         Today, get up at dawn … to Nagoya and meeting with my future garden master of landscape masonry, SUZUKI San and his friend UMEMURA San, also a gardener. The appointment is made for my future coming to Japan ! … Continue reading

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Japan 2015 – Day 2

         New exploration by bicycle today, definitely essential. What gain of independence …! This would not have been very convenient for me the first times, but now that I begin to know well the city, that’s great! So I continued … Continue reading

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Japan 2015 – Day 1

         After many adventures on my flight which do not have much interest, finally here I am in Kyoto. 17° already at 7 a.m. this first day, 26° maximum and provided clear day! It changes me! I feel I’ll rent … Continue reading

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Kakehi creation – wood and bambou

        Waiting for suitable climate conditions for the creation of tsuboniwa, it was building the kakehi 筧, the master piece of this tsukubaï. Japanese culture likes hexagonal shapes…… and pieces in “beaten” wood naguri-hasira 柱は名栗柱. And I would also like to … Continue reading

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Second tsuboniwa creation in the Shizen no sei Garden – Part 3

        Now, under extremely clement skies for this late September, it is the home stretch for our second tsuboniwa in Shizen no sei Garden. Depending on the space that had been delimited… … this last part has started with the granit … Continue reading

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