Thursday, 8 July 2010

Election time

Apparently there are some elections coming up and you are definitely aware of something going on. Anyone who has seen "Lost in Translation" will probably know the scene where Bill Murray is walking down the street and is passed by a van loaded with loud hailers shouting things out, and there are lots of crazy ladies waving out the windows. Well, it's real and they are all over Tokyo. As well as driving around in their vans shouting, they stand on street corners with microphones. I saw some today and couldn't resist taking a photo. This man (to the right of the picture with a microphone) had some lovely ladies in orange t-shirts waving inanely to anyone passing by....

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