Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Fujisan Sept 28th Sunset

5:22pm. Mt Fuji & Oyama


Fujisan Sept 28th


First snow visible on Mt. Fuji. according to news reports snow fell on 24th Sept, 6 days earlier than usual

Mount Fuji snow-capped earlier than normal (Asahi Shimbun)

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Selected Japan News Articles 18 Sept. - 25 Sept

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

63,000 becquerels/kg cesium on rooftop

Time to clean my roof balcony

"63,000 becquerels/kg of radioactive cesium from rooftop of apartment bldg in Yokohama". Link:


Sunday, September 18, 2011

Selected Japan News Articles 12 Sept. - 18 Sept

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Early Morning - 18 Sept

4:43am - 6:31am

Fujisan Sept 18th



Thursday, September 15, 2011

Monday, September 12, 2011

Harvest Moon

Today is 中秋の名月 - Harvest Moon

10:29pm - Sept 12th

Fujisan at sunset - Sept 12



Early Morning - 12 Sept

4:46am - 6:24am

I woke up a little bit too late for the setting moon disappearing behind Mt. Fuji. 4:46am - 6:24am. The little dots at the end of the time-lapse are pigeons from the local pigeon fancier flying around every morning in endless in circles - Canon Powershot S90, interval via CHDK firmware, 800 pictures, 5 sec interval, AV priority, f/5.6, 100 ISO

Fujisan Sept 12th


Sunday, September 11, 2011

Selected Japan News Articles 5 Sept. - 11 Sept

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

See also for daily selection

Friday, September 09, 2011

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Sunset - Sept 8th

Sunset in Yokohama. Time-lapse from 5:32pm to 6:54pm

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Evening Walk in Minato Mirai

11 photos

Interview Kan

That's the problem with Japan: 'social pressure to conform to majority views' (interview Kan page 3)

Kan: I couldn't let TEPCO withdraw from Fukushima disaster - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun

Naoto Kan was told by his industry minister at 3 a.m., four days after the start of the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, that the plant's operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co., was proposing to withdraw from the stricken facility.

Sunset - Sept 6th

Sunset in Yokohama. Time-lapse from 5:32pm to 6:54pm

Early Morning - 6 Sept

From 4:47am to 6:08am

Wereldnet 1 september

Wereldnet - Radio Nederland Wereldomroep, donderdag 1 september 2011
Correspondenten in Madagaskar en Japan. Over Japan: 1. Nieuwe premier, 2. 'Setsuden' energiebesparing en 3. Meer jongeren willen trouwen na ramp

Het stukje over energiebesparing hier:

Sunday, September 04, 2011

Hosono Go Away!

Goshi Hosono, the environment minister, wants final disposal of the nuclear waste outside Fukushima Prefecture. All over the country. "The whole nation has to share the burden", he said on NHK this evening. Lamentable, appalling. What a stupid idea.

Thursday, September 01, 2011