Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Fujisan Sept 28th Sunset

5:22pm. Mt Fuji & Oyama

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Fujisan Sept 28th

6:54am
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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)

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Fujisan Sept 27th

5:24pm
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5:26pm
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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

Fujisan Sept 22nd

Fujisan after the typhoon. 6:14am

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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:

City http://ex-skf.blogspot.com/2011/09/63000-bqkg-of-radioactive-cesium-from.html

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

7:24am
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9:28am
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Saturday, September 17, 2011

Evening Sky - Sept 16

From 5:08pm to 6:48pm

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Sunrise, Sunset - 15 Sept

From 4:34am to 6:13am




From 5:28pm to 6:50pm

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Sunset in Yokohama - Sept 13th

5:29pm - 6:47pm

Crowded streets - problem solved

Crowded streets - problem solved

Setting Moon, Early Morning - Sept 13

From 4:19am tot 6:09am

Monday, September 12, 2011

Harvest Moon

Today is 中秋の名月 - Harvest Moon

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10:29pm - Sept 12th

Fujisan at sunset - Sept 12

5:48pm

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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

7:51am
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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 japannieuwsbrief.blogspot.com for daily selection

Friday, September 09, 2011

Sunset in Yokohama - Sept 9th

Sunset in Yokohama. Time-lapse from 5:28pm to 6:42pm

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Sunset - Sept 8th

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

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

What the Jap. media is hiding

More bad news from Fukushima. "These vegetables are nuclear waste, not food anymore" (via the German ZDF)

The Moon

11:03pm

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Mt. Fuji - Sept 7th

Finally, Mt. Fuji visible again. 6:03pm

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Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Evening Walk in Minato Mirai

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
Audio:
http://www.rnw.nl/nederlands/radioshow/meisjesnaam-voor-de-premier

Het stukje over energiebesparing hier:
http://www.rnw.nl/nederlands/radioshow/het-licht-gaat-uit-de-stad

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

Creepy Guy at Daiichi

Creepy guy at Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant




More about this:
http://blogs.wsj.com/japanrealtime/2011/08/31/workers-eerie-show-on-fukushima-daiichi-webcam/

Update 2011 Sept 9th:
Mystery solved. It was a worker protesting the harsh working conditions. Link:
http://ex-skf.blogspot.com/2011/09/heres-man-who-pointed-finger-at-tepcos.html