Do we dare to dream the impossible dream? The corona vaccine is FINALLY making its way to some form of general roll-out. People over 65 years old can now line up, through appointments, in Tokyo and Osaka. At the end of the month it will expand. By next month… who knows? And for July? And August? Maybe…… there is hope anyway.

I would like to believe that the incredible efficiency that runs bullet trains and designs technology that is so precise and exacting will also apply to when the nation decides to agressively get the vaccine out to the public. It could happen…. It really could.

And with that we will dream a little dream of the festivals to come to Shikoku. Here is a nice sample by MATCHA: