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Collage - Successive Contrast - August 2014

Here’s a new collage. Not my favorite. Anyway.

I had to represent successive contrast. This phenomenon consists in staring at a picture for a while, and thereafter looking at the white surface: your eyes continues to see the picture you just watched, but in complementary colors, like a negative. 96 more words


Book Spotlight: Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden is one of my all-time favorite novels. It is the story of a young, poor Japanese girl who is sold into a geisha district, and grows to become one of the topmost successful geisha. 96 more words

Book Spotlight

Book Review: Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

I’ve been meaning to read Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden for a couple years now, and I finally got to it!

I know this book has probably been reviewed hundreds – if not, thousands – of times already, but I thought I’d give my opinions on it anyway. 400 more words


review: gion, geishas, and luxury... (ifuki)


Kyoto’s ancient Gion district is famous for its geishas.  Full of theaters, where geishas perform, the Gion also offers some of Kyoto’s best, and judging by the hoards of tourists who visit, worst dining.   1,579 more words


Who’ll come knockin’ tonight?

The night before last it was the four sisters and a dancing Yankee girl

The night before them it was Marvin Gaye and a geisha in a white kimono… 111 more words