Evening Sky @ Hacchobori

This morning, tiny round white flower petals were scattered all over the pavement as if to emulate the artwork by Yayoi Kusama.

The sky of Tokyo in early evening was not as dark as London’s due to the city being situated closer to the equator…


Typical of urban scenery at Tokyo’s business district. As we stood in silence and waited for a traffic light to change, I observed how the Tokyo skyline rapidly dimmed and fused into graduations of grey. I was leaving Tokyo (& mum) the next day and felt sad and depressed. As always, the last day was the hardest emotionally. Both of us pretended as if it wasn’t a big deal and that was tough…

Kaori by Kaori Okumura

6 thoughts on “Evening Sky @ Hacchobori

    • I try to be with her twice a year – by visiting her in Nagano or inviting her over to London. I wish if I could visit her more often but I have a family & business so it is not very easy. How often do you visit your parents in the states?

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