A full-skirted plum coat for cherry tree planting. Thanks to Mrs-O.com for continuing to provide updates of Mrs O’s triumph in fashion and good cheer. It’s surprising to see a US First Lady who looks like our generation. But with better posture and clothes ^ ^
I like this sad cherry blossom ballad, in a video that helpfully includes all the words in Japanese and English. Unfortunately I don’t know the name of the singer. Maybe some reader knows? As someone else pointed out on the interwebs, this ballad seems to suit the unsettled mood of Japan post-quake.
Glorious Edo-style cherry blossom music video by Canadian/Japanese band Monkey Majik. Catchy tune and amazing music video. Will this be the song of the season?
(Disclosure: I used to hate this band because the foreigners’ Japanese is so much better than mine. Ok, I was jealous. But I *luv* this video).