Monthly Archives: January 2013

Snow flurries

Gorgeous bright cold days in Kyoto, and evening walks after work. Japanese handwarmers stuffed in our gloves to keep warm. Papers fluttering in the cold wind, with someone’s hopes or prayers inside. Paper art in the bitter winter. And off … Continue reading

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Lowering the tone

Bathroom humour? Travelling broadens the mind, and so I feel coming on a totally unpatchwork-related post: on loos. The great universal call of nature is answered in various ways, around the world. So far, in 24 hours of travel, I … Continue reading

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The shortcut to Asia

“The shortcut to Asia”, as it was cunningly marketed by Finnair, seemed to be to fly from Geneva to Helsinki, and then on to Osaka in Japan, flying over a large chunk of Russia and over Korea along the way. … Continue reading

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