Natural shaped sharpening stones (for woodworking tools and knives) for sale in a specialty store in Teramachi mall, Kyoto, Japan
#Duterte's appeasement of #China is looked on unfavorably by 80% of people in the #Philippines, and following #SouthChinaSea scuffles and Beijing's failure to deliver on investment pledges, the president himself may be reconsidering his China policy https://international.thenewslens.com/article/104506 #asi…
The Japanese have a superstition that eating eel and umeboshi together will give you an upset stomach.
I’m in Yamanashi (near Mount Fuji) in a cabin and my friend just ate garlic with umeboshi sauce, and drank plum wine, together with eel and promptly got sick. I ate and drank same but I’m ok.
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Daughter #2 and I sit in a tiny side street sushi bar, in rural suburb of Tokyo. Our Airbnb host said it’s “super local”
We strike up a conversation in Japanese with an elderly lady after her 2 friends left, covering many topics & eventually arrived at her question : “Why did Trump win?” I gave a standard answer : blue collar and rural folk vs Lefty urban voters + Hillary corruption.
Old lady asks: “What about that group”, and she draws a triangle in the air...
Engineer & Woodworker & YouTuber #MatthiasWandel made a video about how he lost money when he did #sponsoredcontent, maybe (he speculates) because when his fans saw he has a sponsor, they stopped buying his #woodworking plans thinking they don't need to support him.
While critiquing some of the live chat commenters on his Periscope as having said "the dumbest thing ever on his periscope" Scott was in fact the person saying the dumbest thing ever on this #Periscope.
Still a fan.
Unfortunately Tim displays some serious ignorance about “far left alternative social network ‘mastodon’”
At least he makes his usual plea for more open minded tolerance of differing opinions.
Behold the Sili Valley viewed from a horse trail in Saratoga.
In more idyllic times 100 years ago it would have been fruit orchards as far as you can see.
One of the best and longest growing seasons in the world, though often short on water.
The name “Apple” for a computer company in Cupertino was very appropriate. 🍎 🍑 🍒
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