Wall Painting: 183 Popular Paintings in Shimizu Ku, Shizuoka City: 1~20!


No 1) Goldfish!

The other day in Shimizu Ku, Shizuoka City, just as I was about to cross the bridge over the Tomoe Riverjoining S-Pulse Street and Jirouchou Street I noticed a long low wall on my left covered with paintings apparently left there by illustrious unknown amateurs!

The paintings are the works of students from art departments of Shimizu Minami High School Shimizu Higashi High School, Shimizu Kokusai High School, Tokai Dai Ichi High School and Shizuoka Seibi High School.
All paintings were on the 24th of July 1998!
As they are starting to fade away as well as being interfered with by local fishermen I decided to take all of them for posterity!
As there are no less than 183 of them I will introduce them in a few installments!

No 2) Flying Insect among Hibiscuses!

No 3) Fireflies by “Miki”!

No 4) Kids Thinking of Cold Sweets along the Tomoe River!

No 5) Tomato Soccer?

No 6) Legend of Hagoromo!

No 7) Legend of Hagoromo again by “Yukiko”!

No 8) Seashell on a Beach by “M. Satsuki”!

No 9) Tea Leaves Hand Picking by “Mariko”!

No 10) Fireworks Viewing from a Wooden Bridge!

No 11) The Legend of Hagoromo again!

No 12) Soccer Tackle!

No 13) The Morning After by Wisabi (very adult for a high school student!)

No 14) Seashell by “Emi”! (wrong date!)

No 15) Great Escape!

No 16) Island beyond the Sea!

No 17) Sea Godess Overlloking Fighting Seagulls by “Naruoka”!

No 18) Summer by “Teru”!

No 19) The legend Of Hagoromo Theater Play on Miho Beach by “Kanako”!

No 20) Blue Strawberries Curtain!


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Must-see tasting websites:

-Sake: Tokyo Through The Drinking Glass, Tokyo Foodcast, Urban Sake, Sake World
-Wine: Palate To Pen, Warren Bobrow, Cellar Tours, Ancient Fire Wines Blog
-Beer: Another Pint, Please!, Beering In Good Mind: All about Craft Beer in Kansai by Nevitt Reagan!
ABRACADABREW, Magical Craftbeer from Japan
-Whisky: Nonjatta: All about whisky in Japan by Stefan Van Eycken
-Japanese Pottery to enjoy your favourite drinks: Yellin Yakimono Gallery

Non gastronomy must-see sites by Shizuoka Residents

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