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Fukuoka New Year’s Day

students-DSC_1881New Year’s day. Students near Hakata station.croissant-DSC_1885Had delicious croissants from Il Forno Mignon at Hakata station.Komainu-DSC_1896Komainu 狛犬 at Sumiyoshi shrine 住吉神社. Komainu-DSC_1908sumo-DSC_1925 sumo-DSC_1931Statue of an ancient sumo wrestler revisited.Komainu-DSC_1936Komainu.dog-DSC_1940A dog and his master waiting in line at the shrine.dog-DSC_1942An older couple arrived at the shrine with their respective matching pups. dog-DSC_1945demon-DSC_1951canal-city-DSC_1953Canal City.

kenzo-tonkotsu-DSC_1960 kenzo-tonkotsu-DSC_1962Kawabata shopping arcade.  wrestlers-DSC_1964We were all wrestlers in Japan once.

cat-DSC_1980ネコ. Ca ca catters mccatters ©.   ACROS-DSC_1982ACROS.dog-DSC_1994A little papillon near Watanabe dori.

robot-DSC_2005Had the creeping sensation of being followed.

yatai-DSC_2009Found some yatai 屋台 at the edge of the city. I got excited about a yakuza-looking guy hanging out near the joint that had part of his little finger missing.  She was more excited about the food.

yatai-DSC_2012  Some of the best ramen noddles I’ve had under a plastic tarp.

yatai-DSC_2017fukuoka-castle-DSC_2030Walked the ruins of Fukuoka castle in the dark.

subway-DSC_2036Headed back to out Hakata base. ohori-DSC_2038

film grant, whiplash short and tension in the koreas begins again

American envoy gets slashed in Seoul. Tensions with North Korea rise as the US and the ROK play war games.

via wikipedia

Saw the full moon bonfire in Haeundae beach. Threw a bamboo stake into the fire. Danced with the ganggangsullae ajumas for a lap around the fire.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ganggangsullae

http://filmmakermagazine.com/93323-watch-whiplash-the-short/#.VPUnAHyUeUl11 (linkrot)
https://filmmakermagazine.com/93208-davey-foundation-offers-grants-for-short-films-deadline-march-15/