Sunday, 31 January 2010

Sorasu's super sumo show

The sumo show went really well. Here's my performance:

Saturday, 30 January 2010

All in red

Quite a sight as the special show was performed. Today is a normal show directed by Yoneyu, theme is sumo, kimono colour is blue. I'm wearing a snowflake kimono I knocked up from a FallnAngel one I won...

Friday, 29 January 2010

Special show tonight

For Hiroko san's birthday. 3 p.m. at the pavillion. Wear red...

Thursday, 28 January 2010

Terrfic show by Okaasan

Performances were a diverse mix of styles, good crowd, and nice tips. Ichimaru played an Erhu that was enchanting... I wore the snow kimono and told 200 year old Issa snow haiku.

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Okaasan directs tonight

Okaasan is directing the Little Yoshiwara show tonight. Theme is open so I'll use my Issa snow haiku performance that was backup for the show last week. And will wear my snow kimono...

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

LY acrostic...

Location, location, location
Intimate performances
Terrific tea-house
Telling stories
Language school
Edo sim
Years of experience
Okaasan our super mother
Seven seas fishing
Happy to help
Interesting shops
Will you visit?
A freebie store
Relax and unwind
A warm welcome waits…

Monday, 25 January 2010

February festival planned

I'll be running a fishing contest...

Sunday, 24 January 2010

Nice new location

Location was new. A great show, though small crowd.

Saturday, 23 January 2010

Coming of age show today

Geisha Yoneyu is directing the show today with the theme of coming of age. I've got an story lined up... Green kimono for the show. New venue today as there's a referb going on at our Saturday joint...

Friday, 22 January 2010

Polish show

Ina chan organized a show for Polish folks last night. Very successful and appreciated by a new audience... Yoneyu and Ichimaru performing again. Is there anybody else to help?

Thursday, 21 January 2010

Lots of good comments from show.

Nice to get some thank yous after stepping in to save the show. Yay me.

Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Snow show was a beauty

Streaming music by Yoneyu. A perfect 1 hour show. Stories from Suzuharu, Ichimaru, and Yoneyu all with a winter snow theme. I had 3 snow makers in the roof of the stage, hehe. probably a bit OTT but it looked kinda neat. 500$L tips so a good night for us brits...

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Director needed for Wednesday show

I could be up for this one... and have got the gig. Theme will be winter. I'll do Issa haiku about snow if there are not enough performers... Photo is us waiting for the gig.

Monday, 18 January 2010

Sensei meeting back on the agenda

We had a meeting last night to set the direction for the new year...

Sunday, 17 January 2010

Infinite loop in ATI

Blue screened this morning so lost any chats, grrrrrrrrrrrr...

Saturday, 16 January 2010

New 1$L kimono from Ichigo

Quite a neat little kimono in dark purple for just 1$L.

Friday, 15 January 2010

Will miss the show tomorrow.

Yoneyu is directing Saturday'sshow. I'll be out.Maybe next week...

Monday, 11 January 2010

Grey skies but no snow

The forecast snow did not show up.Might have to go to work soon...

Sunday, 10 January 2010

The thaw started

drip, drip, drip, the snow is melting...

Saturday, 9 January 2010

Little Yoshiwara weekend

Horse racing at 3 p.m. but will be asleep!

Friday, 8 January 2010

3rd day at home...

No sign of the snow melting. Was -2C this morning... Sunday meeting has been canceled.

Thursday, 7 January 2010

Roads are sheet ice

Hazardous here so staying put...

Wednesday, 6 January 2010

White outside

Snow last night and more this morning. W@H day for most!

Tuesday, 5 January 2010

Snow coming our way...

Looks like it will start snowing this afternoon and all day tomorrow so I'm off home early and will work at home tomorrow. 44 days left to retirement....

Monday, 4 January 2010

Found my FLICKR id for lezlie

Doing some tidy up over the weekend I finally found my id for Lezlie's flickr photos. Last updates were November 2008 so there is a bit of catchup to do. Have started catching up and have blown Januaries limit for downloads. More coming on Feb 1st...

Sunday, 3 January 2010

Saturday, 2 January 2010

Ice scraping car window day!

So rare to get ice in Southsea. Was -0.5C this morning...

Friday, 1 January 2010


Akemashite omedetou gozaimasu.
Happy New Year.

Kotoshi mo yoroshiku onegaishimasu.
I look forward to our continued relationship over this year.