Japantown Fun!

Yesterday Arian and I hit Japantown for some fun for a change, rather than working for a taiko event. It gave me the opportunity to wear my new indigo kasuri ensemble…it really is starting to get…

Union Square Ensemble

Today Arian and I went into Union Square, San Francisco to help with flyering for the San Francisco Taiko Dojo concert coming up later this month. I decided to use the oportunity to wear kimono. For…

Halloween 2006

Arian and I went to a party of sorts at a neighbourhood bar on the weekend. It was a fun night and I was all a happy girl with Arian dressed as a pirate and being…

All Shogied Out

Today I dressed in kimono and went to the city with Arian. We met up with Tanaka Sensei at the airport and greeted a news crew from NHK that just arrived from Japan. They were in…

Atlanta JapanFest 2006 – Day 2

“Sunday we were at JapanFest again. This time, I decided to go crazy with my kimono and wore a fantastic purple kimono Kate had given me, with a black and white striped obi and my fuchsia…

Atlanta Japanfest 2006 – Day 1

Friday, my friends and I all headed to Atlanta in the afternoon to prepare for Japan Fest, as one of my friends had her store, Hana-Machi there. Saturday we raced off early to Stone Mountain Park…

Summer Chic

“I haven’t had a chance to practice kitsuke for nearly 3 months for various reasons and I’m all sad. I needed to take some photographs for PuchiMaiko so I figured I’d use that as an excuse…

Asian Festival

This past weekend was a busy, yet fun weekend. On Saturday – Fushu Daiko was performing at the Asian Festival at the Fruit and Spice Park which is way out whoop-whoop. It feels almost surreal driving…

Photo Shoot for CityLink Magazine

Well….. that was awfully embarrassing, striking poses in front of people I don’t know, the camera constantly flashing and everyone racing into the studio to check me out. I had to dress myself and I feel…

Photo Shoot Preparation…

Argh! Photo shoot today! *sweats it* I managed to put together a very nice outfit using bits and pieces I would not normally have thought of doing. So I have two outfits – my beloved indigo…

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