It was kind of weird weather today, but still good enough for a walk. Here are some photos:
The little white dots you can see under the trees are flowers like this one here.
Through the mountains in the background of this photo is the back way into town. With the rock slide closing off the road through to Kaneyama until September, it's now the main road into Aizu Wakamatsu.
I love these bendy-bottomed trees!
And somebody's growing shiitake mushrooms here in the next photo:
And, not really related to cooking or looking, but I learnt a new word today thanks to Nick Cave. Murine. The Oxford Dictionary on my computer says that it means 'of, related to, or affecting mice or related rodents.' Thanks Nick.