Friday, July 20, 2018

(1633) I don't think I'd wear them...


...but I certainly prefer them over AirPods.

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

(1633) Δεν νομίζω ότι θα τα φόραγα...


...αλλά σίγουρα τα προτιμώ από τα AirPods.

 (Για την ίδια φωτογραφία σε μεγαλύτερο μέγεθος και σε μαυρόασπρη εκδοχή, δείτε το σετ «Japan Arekore» στο Flickr).

Thursday, July 19, 2018

(1632) Why this came to me me today...


...with the heat index at 119°F is something I don't really get but at any rate, it is a chemical heating pack for shoes. In other words, something that, when it's very cold, you put in your shoes to keep your feet warm. For anyone interested, these objects are collectively called "kairo"  (懐炉/カイロ) which literally means "pocket hearth".

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)