Abi's Notebook

Mornington Crescent

British home baking in Tokyo

  MEET STACEY WHO BAKES ALL YOU DREAM OF BRITISH HOME BAKING AT ‘MORNINGTON CRESCENT‘ BAKERY IN TOKYO. LIMITED OPENING DATES SO BE CAREFUL…

strike the pose

  ONCE A MODEL ALWAYS A MODEL IT’S KNOWN TO ANYONE THAT I WAS A FASHION MODEL IN THE PAST IT SOMEHOW STAYS IN…

Kiss me a lot

I’M DELIBERATELY POSTING THIS TREND REVIEW ON THIS PAGE AND NOT ON ABI LOVES KIDS BECAUSE THESE ACCESSORIES BY SOPHIA203 WELL MEANT FOR LITTLE…

Playtime Tokyo

Abi Loves at Playtime Tokyo

I AM EXCITED TO PREPARE FOR NEXT WEEKS EXHIBITION AND WORKSHOP AT PLAYTIME TOKYO AT BELLE SALLE SHIBUYA. PLAYTIME IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST PROFESSIONAL TRADE…

Taipei Film Festival

Taipei Film Festival

COVERAGE OF THE 16TH TAIPEI FILM FESTIVAL BY CRITIC ASAKO TSURUSAKI / SOMEONE’S GARDEN 台北金馬映画祭と並ぶ台湾の二大映画祭の一つ、台北電影節。映画文化を新興する年次事業として台北市政府と台北市政府文化局によって開催されているこのイベントは、台湾のみならず世界中から若き映画の才能達が競演する。また16回目となる今年は台湾の巨匠・蔡明亮監督の引退作品である”郊遊/Stray Dogs”(邦題:『ピクニック』)も上映され、永年のスクリーン・パートナーを勤めてきた李康生が主演男優賞を受賞するなど映画愛に満ちた23日間として今年も無事閉幕を迎えた。国際的にもアート映画界におけるアジアの顔となった台湾では、いまどんな映画が選ばれているのか。今回の映画祭より二本をピックアップしてご紹介。 台北市中山堂(Taipei Zhonshan Hall) 蔡明亮咖啡走廊 “10 Minutes” 監督:Lee Yong-Seung/制作:韓国(2013年)…

OKAMOTO RIDING CLUB

WE SPEAK ABOUT A ROOM WITH A VIEW BUT THIS IS MORE THAN A BOX WITH AN OPENING, THIS IS A RIDING PLACE WITH…

DOG INVASION

city of dogs

THERE’S AN INVASION IN TOKYO! WHERE EVER, WHEN EVER YOU THINK YOU’VE FOUND A CHARMING EDGY CAFE THAT OPENS EARLY WITH POSSIBLY A TERRACE…

IKEUCHI ORGANICS

IKEUCHI ORGANICS

      WHAT GETS CLOSER TO YOU THAN THE TOWEL YOU DRY YOURSELF WITH AFTER A FRESH SHOWER OR A COMFORTING BATH? NEWELY…

hot toast breakfast

      THIS IS RELIGION FOR ME WAKE UP MAKE A CUP OF TEA GET EVERYONE READY AND ENJOY THE SMELL OF HOT…