Osaka Maiko 1910s by Blue Ruin 1 Via Flickr: In the autumn the swallows leave and the wild geese arrive.
How sad I feel to hear the tolling of the curfew,
alone and waiting for my lover.
It may be a sign that I am wet through with the cold autumn rain.
A ko-uta (small song) sung by geisha.
Sweets Paradise in Osaka! I finally got to go after missing out in Tokyo due to the long lines. It’s the only one left in Japan still running the collaboration too. It was fairly busy but not too much of a wait. This time the Karamatsu drink was lychee flavoured.