I know, I know. Plum blossom season is over.
But when I went to the bookstore the other day, I saw some of the prettiest plum blossoms at a local ume-matsuri (plum festival) and I had to share! Better late than never, right?
It was a beautiful day out but still very chilly. Very very chilly. But despite that, there were quite a few people enjoying picnics under the plum blossoms. I am guessing a lot of alcohol was consumed to ward away the chills.
There were also many festival stalls selling different kinds of food. In my recent obsession over dorayaki, when I saw the ume-flavored dorayaki in one of the stalls, I had to get it. It ended up being the very last one…lucky me!
Next to come are cherry blossoms! Are you ready? x
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I am SO ready for spring, cherry blossoms, champagne, blue skies, warmth, heat, hikes …
I say YES to all that as well!