Making washi in the mountains

Kurotani in rural Kyoto is one of the oldest paper-making villages in Japan. For more than eight centuries, the villagers have transformed the mulberry plant into elegant washi (Japanese paper) products.

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Filtering for consistency

One of the first things I did when I swopped my Blackberry for an iPhone was to download Instagram. My Instagram account @angelinahue is a condensed, visual reflection of my blog. It’s a mix of architectural and landscape shots from my travels, plus an occasional picture of cats, books or food. There’s plenty of colour…

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Closing time

This week’s photo challenge on The Daily Post is all about doors. I was tempted to post a series of photos of doors, but since I’m currently travelling and have limited access to my image archive, I shall instead share my most recent ‘door’ picture! This was taken last week in Paris, outside Cannibale Cafe in the 11th…

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