Nozaki + Utsunomiya

On Thursday, I visited Tochigi Prefecture.

A newly installed Nasuno Yoichi statue.

There are many Jiaozi (Gyoza in Japanese) restaurants around Utsunimoya station.

"Kenta-kun" a mascot of a Jiaozi restaurant.

There are many snacks in the station souvenir store - from left to right: Jiaozi Senbei, Jiaozi potato chips, and Jiaozi Okaki (crackers).


A Local Run

I had a nice run yesterday. A typical of my local workout is around 10 km jog. I ran down Kanda River southwest to JR Takaido Station, then down to Tamagawa Josui Canal and back through Inokashira Park.

This is a woody area close from Inokashira Park right by Hosei Highs School.

Hydrangea flowers are in full blossom now.

Loquat fruits.

An Acala nātha Temple in Takaido.

A figurine of a Tanuki couple.


Harmondsworth Moor Runs

I had a trip to England last week. Close from my hotel by Heathrow Airport was a nice area called Harmondsworth Moor where I could enjoy nice runs.

There was a pond by British Airways building with a family of swans.

There were beautiful field of daisies.

Some rabbits were running around in fields.

A creek with lotus.

A wheat field close from the airport.