04 May 2007


In Japan, we celebrate a group of national holidays at the beginning of May, known to the islanders as ゴルーデンウィーク which is Romanized as "GORUUDEN UIIKU" which is more-or-less "Golden Week" plus a slew of vowels.

We started this extravagance on Monday by celebrating "The Day of Showa" which commemorates the life and times of Emperor Hirohito (well, mostly his life and times after the war). Then everyone went back to work for two days. Then we got yesterday and today off.

Today is Greenery Day. So, to celebrate "greenery" I rode the hell out of my bicycle. And ignored the writing I should be doing.