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More stunning photos of Japan in May

The period of cherry blossom (“sakura”) is over, and all the trees are flourishing their green splendour.

Here is a round-up of some local (Nara, Japan) English photo-bloggers.

    1. One Time One Meeting: In every wood in every spring there is a different green (inspired by a poem by JRR Tolkien, “I sit and think“).

      In every wood in every spring there is a different green

      In every wood in every spring there is a different green

    2. Cosmos: Driving to the Village Clothed in Verdure

      Totsukawa village, Nara, JapanTotsukawa village, Nara, Japan. Photo by Cosmos
    3. Stardust: Floral Galaxy of Japanese primrose
      Japanese primrose

      Japanese primrose. Photo by Stardust.

    4. Chambered Nautilus: two exhibitions

      rose. Photo by Chambered Nautilus

      rose. Photo by Chambered Nautilus

 

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Feast for the eyes. Because life moves pretty fast

News of a different sort today, because I’m tired of the barrage of yapping about the various crises – the banking crisis, the Euro crisis, the nuclear crisis, etc.,… Long ago Jesus said, “The poor you will always have with you, but you will not always have me.” He could have said, “Crises you will always have with you, but this beauty isn’t going to stick around and wait for you to pay attention to it.” Or, as Ferris Bueller put it, “Life moves pretty fast…”

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Recent chills of December at last rapidly accelerated the delayed changing of Japanese maple leaves to vermilion and crimson.

via Stardust English Talk: Autumn giving way to winter after the final burst of glow.

No words necessary.

 

 

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Stardust English Talk: Passing sakura

Personally, I like the cherry blossom when they start falling off the trees, falling like snow. So I really enjoyed Stardust’s photos and text about the “passing sakura”.  Here’s one.

There are more beautiful photos and text at Stardust English Talk: Passing sakura.

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