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Living colours

Yoshioka Sachio inherited his family business, the Yoshioka Dyeing Workshop in Kyoto, and decided to remove everything synthetic and return to natural dyes. Much research and investigation, has resulted in the […]
Living colours

Thousand Paper Cranes

I am always amazed at the incredibly complex shapes and objects a skilled origamist can achieve.  Packs of beautifully patterned, coloured papers abound in shops in Japan, and I succumbed […]


Ultraman (ウルトラマン Urutoraman?) is a Japanese Tokusatsu television series that first aired on Tokyo Broadcasting System  from July 1966 to April 1967, with a total of 40 episodes. This silver end red superhero became a major […]