On a springtime visit to Japan I experienced the breathtaking beauty of the blossoming cherry trees (sakura) coupled with the excellent tradition of hanami (blossom viewing parties held under the trees). Walking along the banks of Tokyo’s Sumida River one evening, beneath the blossom laden trees and amongst throngs of hanami revellers, the wind picked up briefly and the gusts created a snow storm of cherry blossom petals – it was magnificent and surreal. The name ‘sakurasnow’ was inspired by that experience.
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