Bamboo music

Very spring like here today. The nights are cold but the sun is warm in the daytime.

Started with a walk in the surrounding hills then prepared works for firing tomorrow.  

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If this is dry in time I'll put it in. 

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I'm fond of the little test / sketches.  The stamp in the bottom right is the Katakana character for 'A'.

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Woodland paths surround the centre up into the hillside. 

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Later rode out along Kougen railway line. 

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Found a bamboo grove...and recorded the sound they made when tapped - can't up load that so you've been spared my version of Bamboo Music!

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Context! 

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Even the side of the road is beautiful. 

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Tomorrow is a national holiday but SCCP is open for visitors - the centre closes instead on Tuesday (water and electric off) so I'm planning a day trip on the bike!