Winter is coming to the Kanto Plain, but 2019 still has a final flourish of beauty before the bleakness.
A stroll around the Aoyama/Omotesando areas produced some late-autumn gems.
Autumn 2019 has been a mixed bag in terms of weather.
Terrible typhoons wreaked havoc on many areas in the Kanto region, but there have also been many delightfully sunny days.
Kogarashi ichigo is the term used to describe the first north wind exceeding 32 kmph in a season and is a general indicator for the onset of winter.
Winds have picked up this week, but not enough to qualify as the harbinger of winter.