Our Man sketched these sights of the Shinto shrine halfway up Mt Tskuba, about 50 km from Abiko, but a world away from the cares of the bunker. The overnight trip was a welcome respite from the shock news received on Friday that a good friend of Our Man’s has been diagnosed with stage four cancer. There is no stage five.
|An 800 year-old tree.|
|This took me an hour to finish. So many lines to put in, but each|
represented an individual piece of timber. Must have taken the carpenters
quite a bit longer to put the real thing together.
|Now wash your hands.|