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one of the loveliest feelings…

..is to see fluffy snow gently drifting down while going home after a tiring but satisfying Iaido lesson, the fresh chilly breeze against my face but still feeling warm from the exercise, while listening to “Her Most Beautiful Smile” by Taro Iwashiro (from Rurouni Kenshin Ishin Shishi no Requiem OST, my absolute favourite), leaving the footprints of my soft warm  boots upon fresh powdery snow on the pavement.

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*swishhh**swishhhh**slashhhh*…ow~

Went for my second iaido class yesterday.

The Sensei was slightly tougher on me this time (probably didn’t want to scare the new girl off on her first class :D).

Was brilliant fun, but loads of basic sword swish and slashes to practice.

The results:

Arms are quite useless today.