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Hayao Miyazaki on life

mrbigcheese:

Only Yesterday (1991)

[Directed by Isao Takahata | Produced by Hayao Miyazaki]

Background illustrations from Only Yesterday.

witheringghost:

do you ever just kinda wonder what your selling point as a human being or friend is? like, what was the point at which people were like: hey, I’ll keep this human

The pharmacist asked me my birthday again today. Pretty sure she’s going to get me something.
Renoirs (via renoirs)
Mirrors don’t lie.
Lucky for you, they can’t laugh either.
Chattiest (via chattiest)

chinoisamour:

Time to buy your mooncakes before they sell out~ (Sep.8th is Mid-autumn)

Here’re some styles of mooncakes and their origins. 

1-2 广式月饼 Cantonese Mooncake (Guangdong; Key words: Most Popular; Classic)

3-4 提浆月饼 Tijiang Mooncake (Beijing; thicker skin than Cantonese style; Beijing style also has Zilai Hong and Zilai Bai)

5-6 苏式月饼 Suzhou Mooncake (Suzhou, Jiangsu; the skin has soft layers and it has the fullest fillings out of all the mooncakes; personal favorite)

7    潮式月饼 Teochew Mooncake (Chaozhou, Guangdong; skin also has layers but very crunchy)

8    Cantonese Mooncakes come in various shapes, the most popular is the lucky double fish.

Above are some traditional style mooncakes. Here’re also two popular new varieties inspired by the Cantonese mooncake.   

9   桃山皮月饼 Momoyama Mooncake (Japan) 

10 冰皮月饼 Snow skin mooncake (Hong Kong)

Yum!  *_*

From Nami, a series of photos of waves around the shores of Sado Island in Japan. The photographer, a young Buddhist monk named Syoin Kajii, watches the water patiently, waiting for a moment of surprise. via