It was nice to visit sunny and already warm Tokyo for a while. Dreamy pink atmosphere. People in Tokyo speak about how beautiful sakura is and also about their job related changes at it is the end of financial year in Japan. When I came back to Sapporo it snowed the next day. But finally there is a hint … More Spring’s promise of a dream
It is been three years learning Japanese. Three sweet years. If I was in a relationship with Japanese, I should start thinking about engagement soon. Yes, I have been comparing learning language to loving a person. Long time I have noticed that recently, upon meeting a Japanese person for the first time, they would tell … More Can one be in love with a language? V2
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
“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
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