Autumn (Tokyo Studio)

Shuubun: Beetles wall up their burrows/ azuki beans ripen (2 of 5)

October 1st, 2008

Shuubun 7 of 15The precipation probablity has again dropped back down to the 10% mark with tropical cyclones 0815 slowly dissipating and 0817 steering towards Southern China.

Whenever it rains, the Kandagawa (Kanda River) around Takadanobaba really gushes. The rainwater of the local areas drains into the channel and water flows quite fiercely after heavy rainfall. The Kandagawa acts as a natural dividing line between Takadanobaba and the neighbouring Shima-Ochiai in some parts. We took a walk along the river at night and crossed over to Shima-Ochiai where at first I thought I saw a brave large street cat crossing a busy road. At closer inspection as the creature dashed for the bush along the railway – we realised it was a racoon.

3 Responses to “Shuubun: Beetles wall up their burrows/ azuki beans ripen (2 of 5)”

  1. 1 Silvia Kwon
    October 13th, 2008 at 4:50 pm

    It seems the Bridgeman/Law ability to sight animals is evident not only in the Aussie bushland but in the dense/urban setting of Tokyo. I am really impressed!

  2. 2 jolaw
    October 17th, 2008 at 10:25 am

    Actually, I have to correct myself here – it’s a Japanese racoon dog, called a ‘tanuki’ – not to be confused with a racoon.

  3. 3 appendix | Jo Law
    February 6th, 2014 at 3:42 pm

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