TOM's DAY! Today is Children's Day in Japan but was traditionally the Boys' Festival (The Girls' festival is on March 3rd). Streamers in the shape of brightly-coloured carp are flown from the roofs of houses with boys. Here are ours:
TASTING DAY for Sei-Chan: As you know, the little one is turning out to be a bit of a gourmet. Here she is investigating a plate of asparagus with prosciutto and pine nuts, and getting her first taste of Champagne!