Sunday, 27 September 2015


Danmaku (弾幕, literally bullet curtain or curtain fire) is a Japanese term for "barrage", as in a barrage of bullets.

that again

Saturday, 26 September 2015

Friday, 25 September 2015

Thursday, 24 September 2015

A is for

:a condition of instability resulting from a breakdown of standards and values or from a lack of purpose or ideals.

But on the contrary, if some opaque environment is interposed... relations [are] rare, are not repeated enough... are too intermittent. Contact is no longer sufficient. The producer can no longer embrace the market at a glance, nor even in thought. He can no longer see its limits, since it is, so to speak limitless. Accordingly, production becomes unbridled and unregulated.


Sunday, 20 September 2015


止め石 tome-ishi) or "barrier guarding stones" (sekimori-ishi  関守石 A stone placed atop a stepping stone 

tied with warabinawa or shuronawa

house a Kami

 they indicate that entry is forbidden

A good rock, he explained, is flat on the bottom so it sits well, but with a pleasing rounded from above. It should be large enough to be noticed, but not so big that it's difficult to move around. 

bon voyage