Share house back yard in Suginami, chatting about writing ‘shibari/kinaku’ in Japanese. Using the sound or the meaning alphabet? Fabrice wants to see the Kanji symbols, and figures it consists of the parts ‘person who obeys to’ ‘kin’ – the tension, and than there is the ‘rope’ symbol. He likes to interpretate the princess idea into it, but its not working. Yoshiko keeps correcting him and goes on weaving an earing with a golden thread. Its more complicatd and my brain shuts off. The sun is coming around. Keith finished house cleaning and we are ready for lunch.
In the restaurant, when you’re full, the waiter can suggest 別腹, the ‘other stomach’. Not the one for hunger, but for sweets.