Warm rain and a solo trip to the coffee shop book in hand made for a pretty great Sunday afternoon.


Also, here's a random fact about Japanese umbrellas that I'm sure you'll find fascinating (umbrellas are windows into the heart of a culture, didn't you know):  they're clear. And the big 'ol waking-stick-curved-handle kind. No* fold up pocket brollies round these parts. 

*When I say no, I mean few. Hyperbole is one of my strong suits.