Lovely pictures. It's nice to see all the differences and things in common with Italy. I dream a trip to Japan one day...
The ball of twine looks like a little nest! : )
looks like spring is there!
coco,did you make thesecolorful balls yourself?i remember my student, she was fivedrew them for me and asked to make some,)
@olga: it is sweet rice ball cake. this one i bought it. but there is certain flower for this, just mix with water and easy to make it.