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A Fruitful Experience

Visited July 2014

Day 4
Visiting Hokkaido is never complete without some fruit picking. While Japan Guide offered a couple of fruit farms, it was through chance that I discovered a list all other… 785 more words


Another Day in "God's Country"

Being the fall, it was time for our third annual visit to what we call (tongue firmly placed in cheek), “God’s Country,” also known as “Carter Mountain Orchard.” We call it “God’s Country” of course because of it’s beauty and because it is so high up in the mountains that you swear you hear angels singing. 1,011 more words

Family With Autistic Child

Wakayama #3 - Persimmon (柿)

I feel like every post I apologize for taking a long time to post, and if I do it for every post, then it doesn’t mean anything, so I’m not going to apologize this time. 227 more words

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SOUTHERN SUMMER- How it slips in sideways- Bye Godfrey

Worzel here, it is Thanksgiving Day, storm in the forecast. Turkey and stewed Gooseberries for supper, a few strollers out early round the harbor, the red and white ship that never leaves is actually gone from it’s mooring below my Worry Stone. 507 more words

An apple a day...

You might remember back in March we had a small debacle involving our orchard, my sheep and some not very stock proof fencing. Whilst we won’t really know for another season or so how well the fruit trees coped with being stripped naked by a swarm of hungry sheep with a sudden attack of the munchies and if the bridge grafting Tom performed has really saved their lives, it was nonetheless heartening to see apples in our orchard this year along with, for the first time, pears and plums (although we only had the princely sum of one quince from our… 1,027 more words

Nashi-gari (Asian Pear Picking) in Ishioka

Ishioka City has a flourishing agricultural industry, and is particularly famous for its fruit orchards. Like many orchards in Japan, Adachi Orchard in the Yasato area of Ishioka is family run. 330 more words

One Day In Ibaraki

First Field Trip: Kirishima Art Museum & Kumamoto Castle!

It’s Sunday evening in Japan and I just had an amazing weekend! We had our first ‘field trip’ with all the WJC students, our JD Mates and the people who organized this. 1,701 more words