Tag Archives: Spring

Steel Drums and Falling Blossoms

25 Apr

I watched The Taste of Tea (one of my favourite films) again yesterday and something about this beautiful track made me think of blossoms falling gently to the ground. Kuala Lumpur may be tropical but this track is also perfect for the stillness after a thunderstorm.


Signs of Spring

21 Apr

On my Spring Break this week in Western MA, and while it doesn’t feel especially springy yet (too goddamn cold and windy!), the flowers are cheerfully and relentlessly blooming, seemingly oblivious to the chill.

They give me hope!

Forbidden Flowers

11 Apr

I am stunned by the power of nature, the vastness of the damage and the feebleness of humanity. I urge us, everyone, to take this as a moment to recognise our arrogance in thinking that we can control nature.” Ryuichi Sakamoto.

With Spring in full bloom, and now being the time for hanami, I can’t help but think about the people of Japan. With his words to ponder upon, here’s that beautiful track from Ryuichi Sakamoto.

This one is for the trips we didn’t make this year.