Haiku has the principle of using seasonal words. However, the situation has changed recently, and strawberries and ice cream and so on can be seen and eaten year-round. The feeling of the season has disappeared in recent years in many things.
Tondo in the Kansai dialect means bonfire. In the past, it was a sight often seen in town. When everyone went on the way to school, they gathered around the Tondo and warmed up. The grilled sweet potatoes that can be made there is the best.
Gyoryubai originates in Australia and is also called Manuka in Maori. The honey taken from it is called Manuka Honey and is known as a health food. The leaves can be used as herb tea ingredients and are also called tea trees.
Bonenkai (year-end party) is an annual event held at the end of the year by an organization or group. They dine with their fellow and look back at this past year and express thanks to each other for their having each endured the hardships.
The name of this flower is Hana-Senna, also known as the Andean maiden. Probably it has been called so because it is from South America. It is a plant of the same species as senna used for laxatives. Even so, it is a beautiful flower.
The autumn leaves remain and even the cosmos remains in bloom. On the other hand, flowers in winter, Sazanka are in full bloom. The scenery of autumn and winter is mixed. I found a spotted Yae-Sazanka flower today.