Local observations

A combination of local observations, exploratory journeys, and discussions of community and environment from Tokyo, Japan.
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Mt. Fuji inspired souvenirs at Mishima Station, Shizuoka. 

Mt. Fuji inspired souvenirs at Mishima Station, Shizuoka. 

— 9 months ago
#mt fuji  #souvernir  #mishima  #shizuoka  #japan  #local observations  #regional produce 
A well shaded clearing in parkland in Machida, on Tokyo’s fringe.

A well shaded clearing in parkland in Machida, on Tokyo’s fringe.

— 9 months ago with 1 note
#green space  #park  #clearing  #summer  #machida  #tokyo  #local observations 
A food truck hidden around a dark corner in Shibuya.

A food truck hidden around a dark corner in Shibuya.

— 9 months ago with 1 note
#food truck  #local observations  #kebab  #food  #tokyo  #japan  #urban environment  #mobile 
A climber ascending an entrance staircase in Shinjuku.

A climber ascending an entrance staircase in Shinjuku.

— 10 months ago with 1 note
#urban environment  #tokyo  #japan  #shinjuku  #green  #local observations 

The sky in Tokyo (changes so quickly).

— 10 months ago
#japan  #tokyo  #sky  #clouds  #local observations 
Cactii and typography at Postalco.

Cactii and typography at Postalco.

— 10 months ago
#japan  #tokyo  #urban environment  #cactii  #typography  #postalco 
Small patch of guerilla gardening along the train line near Nikko, a nice find in an area no where near as space (or green) poor as Tokyo - therein inspired by common/varied motives?

Small patch of guerilla gardening along the train line near Nikko, a nice find in an area no where near as space (or green) poor as Tokyo - therein inspired by common/varied motives?

— 10 months ago with 5 notes
#japan  #guerilla gardening  #informal green space  #flowers  #train line 
Containers and packaging stacked against an ever-so-slightly sloped wall

Containers and packaging stacked against an ever-so-slightly sloped wall

— 10 months ago
#shibuya  #storage  #container  #packaging  #urban environment  #local observations  #tokyo  #japan 
From any of the four directions which you first glimpse this flower store, the green mini-sprawl pulls you in, then it is a matter of searching through the cascading layers of greenery to discover a pot-plant to take home.

From any of the four directions which you first glimpse this flower store, the green mini-sprawl pulls you in, then it is a matter of searching through the cascading layers of greenery to discover a pot-plant to take home.

— 11 months ago with 1 note
#florist  #tokyo  #japan  #aoyama  #green  #urban environment  #local observations 
Red bottlebrush in a small train station’s rooftop garden.

Red bottlebrush in a small train station’s rooftop garden.

— 11 months ago
#local observations  #bottlebrush  #tokyo  #japan  #rooftop  #garden  #green 
Informal planting of flowers and greens at 246 Common in Aoyama

Informal planting of flowers and greens at 246 Common in Aoyama

— 11 months ago
#246 common  #tokyo  #japan  #aoyama  #green  #local observations 
A lively green wall on the way to Daikanyama.

A lively green wall on the way to Daikanyama.

— 11 months ago with 2 notes
#tokyo  #japan  #green wall  #daikanyama  #local observations 

Various buildings in the backstreets of Yanaka.

— 11 months ago
#local observations  #tokyo  #japan  #yanaka  #building  #architecture