15105-057 January 11


03111009.jpg  January 11,  2003

Fifteen years ago,  I often took a coffee and cake for lunch.  I liked this coffee shop to visit several times.

(石橋亭、天沼三丁目、Amanuma,  Suginami ward)


08111002.jpg  January 11,  2008

That year they decorated the illumination from the building beside the station.  So people walked under the illumination to the station.  It was very interesting experience, sure.

(阿佐谷南、Asagayaminami,  Suginami ward)


130111003cx6.jpg   January 11, 2013

I was sitting in a bus from Koenjistation to Nerima.  The Winter was so cold,  this picture reminds me.

(高円寺北、Koenjikita, Suginami ward)


15105-056 January 10


03110002.jpg   January 10,  2003

I loved a dish of curry and rice with pork cutlet.   Whenever I found the name on a menu book,  I couldn’t stop ordering it.  In the September in 2012,  I downed with my stomach.  After the recovery I couldn’t order this strong hot dish.   Now I can have it,  but I have several dish a year.

(Junon, 上荻1丁目、 Kamiogi,  Suginami ward)


08110016.jpg  January 10,  2008

At the Shibuya Second-hand books center,  I got two books.

“American Police car handbooks”

“I lived for a month with only McDonald food.”

I visited there only once and I don’t know where it was.

(渋谷古書センター、Shibuya,  Shibuya ward)


130110001cx6.jpg  January 10,  2013

In the cold morning people went to the Koenji station for their office or school.

(高円寺駅北口、 Koenjikita,  Suginami ward)


15105-055 January 9


03109007.jpg  January 9,  2003

If a few gardeners work on the tree,  others should work on the ground to sweep the cut branches.

(中杉通、Asagayakita, Suginami ward)


08109019.jpg   January 9,  2008

This narrow lane is named “The Drunker Lane.”

But in the morning the lane changes “The school girls lane”.  The police control here not to enter any vehicle from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m..  Only girls and cats walk through .

The evening view of the lane is here.

(Shiubya, Shibuya ward)


130109003cx6.jpg  January 9,  2013

She is a daughter of concrete pomp truck driver.  The owner said, “Don’t worry.  She is smart and well-behaved.”  I asked him, ” Do you take a walk with her?”  “Yes,  I did early in the morning and in the midway to home,  somewhere like a riverside field we would ran together.”

He told me her name,  but now I forget it.

(豊玉北3丁目、Toyotamakita,   Nerima ward)

15105-054 January 8


03108001.jpg   January 8,  2003

I bought this Vaio in March 1998.  So I had used five years.


08108001.jpg  January 8,  2008

The chashuu (roast pork) rahmen of the Ron (龍 dragon) is very very good and the price is expensive, 900 yen.

(龍、Asagayakita,  Suginami ward)


130108001cx6.jpg  January 8,  2013

The winter of 2012-2013 was very cold,  I remember.

The Summer of 2012 was very hot.  So I had kept taking hot and salty meals during the Summer to break my stomach.  But I could push up sixty times and jog thirty minutes in the Summer.   And this January I was in the mid of recovery.  But I could push up only three times and jog only five minutes.


15105-053 January 7


03107001.jpg   January 7,  2003

They use this old bill as a sort of screen on their back door which they  closed normally.

I bought three Victorinox travelers knives in this Shinkai cutlery  store for three decades.

(しんかい刃物店、阿佐谷南、Asagayaminami, Suginami ward)


08107031.jpg  January 7,  2008

The rahmen of the Ron (龍 dragon) is very good and the price is not expensive, only 600 yen.  When I lived in Asagaya,  I visited there a few times a month,  but now, once a month.

(龍、阿佐ヶ谷北、Asagayakita, Suginami ward)


130107010cx6.jpg  January 7,  2013

I was waiting the train for Asagaya in the evening on a platform of the Koenji railroad station.  I don’t use smart phone  because of the short batteries.  I charge the batteries of my old type mobile phone once a week.  But many people around me use the smart phone.  They don’t like being asked how much they should pay to the telephone company.

(高円寺駅、The Koenji station,  Suginami ward)



15105-052 January 6


03106007.jpg   January 6,  2003

I already uploaded this coffee shop, Esweil.  I visited there again in the New Years holidays.

(Esweil,  神田、Kanda,  Chiyoda ward)


08107014.jpg   January 7,  2008

The picture of the previous day was only tube light in my room.

And the day, the first Sunday of the 2008,  I couldn’t take a picture.

I think I slept all through the Sunday.  So I picked up a photo of a old coffee shop in Koenji,  next town of Asagaya.  The customers but me were very young.

Charles Aznavour Yesterday when I was young

(七ツ森、高円寺南、Koenjiminai, Suginami ward)


130106001g2.jpg   January 6,  2013

I don’t use sugar in my cooking.   When I want to the sweetness , I use Sake or wine.

I had added no sugar in coffee or tea,  but since this winter I ‘ve had sugar with it,  owing to the stomach problem.  My doctor give me remedy for removing Helicobacter pylori with an advice I should take a little sugar with coffee of tea.

This new years meal is called Zoni (soup with many kind of vegetables and meat with rice cake.)  A hundred of family have their hundred kind of zoni soups.  This is a bowl my mother had cooked.




15105-051 January 5


03105009.jpg  January 5,  2003

After a job,  I was at a off-line meeting with the members of Asahi net which requires the true name.

(新宿、Shinjuku,  Shinjuku ward)


08104009.jpg  January 5,  2008

Perhaps,  I caught a cold this day.   So, I took a picture above my head.

(阿佐谷北2丁目、Asagayakita,  Suginami ward)


130105007cx6.jpg   January 5,  2013

A boy and his mother tried to fly a kite.

(善福寺川緑地公園、Zenpukuji river side park,  Naritanishi, Suginami ward)

15105-050 January 4


03104007.jpg  January 4,  2003

In the night it kept raining and in the morning was very cold.

A stump and the road were freezing. The winter of 2003 was the coldest in these fifteen years.

(代々木八幡、Yoyogihachiman,  Shibuya ward)


08104009.jpg   January 4, 2008

The left cake is real and the right is abstract.

(榮太樓、Asagayaminami,  Suginami ward)


130104005cx6.jpg  January 4,  2013

The green wire net structure is the playground for squirrels.

(高円寺南、Koenjiminami,  Sginami ward)

15105-049 January 3


03103005.jpg   January 3,  2003

During the lunch time, It began snowing.

(Yoyogihachiman,  Shibuya ward)


08104007.jpg   January 4, 2008

I didn’t take a picture on January 3.

This is a offertory box in front of the shrine

(馬橋神社、Koenjiminami,  Suginami ward)


130103009cx6.jpg   January 3,  2013

This big book store was closed for the earthquake-proof construction.

I miss it.

(成田東4丁目、Naritahigasi,  Suginami ward)

15105-049 Januray 2


03102024.jpg   January 2,  2003

I began to work  to patrol around the road construction site.

(山手通り、Yoyogihachiman,  Shibuya ward)


08102003.jpg   January 2,  2008.

In the new year ‘s holiday without work,  I cooked every day.


130102010cx6.jpg  January 2,  2013

I love donuts like the children.

(阿佐谷南、Asagayaminami,  Suginami ward)