I cannot help being a spring/summer person. It takes me some patience to live through winter, especially here on this Northern island where it is quite long. Spring means days are longer. Spring means more natural light. Spring means ice age will be over. Spring means rebirth. Chance. Life. Spring means I will be going … More Spring is coming
May every woman be able to choose. If you think you have the rights you are supposed to have, please be reminded that many women around the globe do not. In the sentences above we can easily substitute word women with lgbt, certain ethnicity, certain nationality, certain age group…or even humans. I wish we wouldn’t have … More Women’s day today and every day
March, one day spring, one day winter. Two years ago, I came to Japan for the first time. I was planning to stay here for three months and then see. Then I came for one year. And then for another. Sometimes I feel I have been here much longer, but other times it feels it … More Two years in Japan!
“Not forever-after, for Time, the thief, eventually takes all things into his dusty storehouse, but they were happy, as these things go, for a long while” Just finished Neil Gaiman’s “Stardust” going home on the subway. This was a great closure of the book and this week. By the way happy Valentine! Enjoy the rest … More Snow dust
“Are you a sunny person or a rainy person?” I am glad to live in a world where weather, personality and mood are dynamic and multilayered. On a spring day when it was raining and the sun was shining, one of my colleagues said it was 狐の嫁入りkitsune no yomeiri or fox wedding. Fox wedding? I have … More 狐の嫁入り・Fox Wedding
And it is kawaii! 2018 is the year of 戌 the Earth Dog! Since a long time ago, the dog has been our faithful friend, growing into a meaningful symbol in many cultures. Although lunisolar calendar with 12 animal symbols didn’t originate in Japan (but as you may know course, in China) it seems to have a … More It’s a dog world!
Every time I go to Tokyo, it gives me an impression of being in the centre of the universe. I guess I love it so much because I feel I cannot draw its limits. There just so many things happening, something new to discover every second. This time I went with my boyfriend, luckily we … More Hello Tokyo ・こんにちは東京