The Kyoto Kimono
Visit Kyoto in Japan and you will see lots of people wearing traditional Kimono. It's not cultural appropriation - it's celebrating the Japanese culture.
The kei car and the lovely lady who drove it
I caught a photograph of a Kei car on the streets of Japan. Far from being upset, the driver offered me some friendly encouragement.
Electric deliveries (Japanese style)
Home delivery in the UK is done using large white vans. In Japan they take a smaller approach - using single seat electric vehicles.
Survivor of Hiroshima
Not everything was destroyed in the blast when the US dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima. A tree survived and has been a symbol of hope since.
Padlocks in Paris (a farewell to lovers)
The padlocks have gone now. They used to be left by lovers proclaiming their affection for one another, but they became a nuisance and were causing problems for the bridge where they were clamped shut.
I guess I should feel proud that I had the opportunity to see such a thing.