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Local Art Exhibition: Ichimaru, Kimonos and Odd Videos in the Dark

I’m lucky to live on the Pacific coast of Canada, where we have a strong Asian influence. In Victoria, our local art gallery often gets Japanese exhibitions, and recently they had three at the same time. 86 more words


Memoir of a Teacher: A Red Hot Tip for NaNoWriMo

This year one of my friends is undertaking NaNoWriMo and has taken to Facebook to ask for ideas to include in his novel. He quite likes improv so thought, “hey it works for comedy theatre, why not a novel.” I suggested that perhaps attempting to recast an old tale might give him some structure. 856 more words



This post contains only some pictures from my instagram with a bit information. I will come back early February 2015. Please be patient :)

Take JR loop bus to go around.

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Step by Step

Two women with umbrellas approach one another in Miyagawa-cho, Kyoto.  One is a young woman who happens to be a maiko.   Her gait is fluid, she walks tall and her umbrella is the colour of sakura (cherry blossom).   200 more words


Day Sixty-Four

Three Things I Learned:

1. A Sweet Café is buffet style restaurant where you can have unlimited mini pizzas and cake, which is really awesome to visit after hanging out in a Cat Café. 67 more words


Akiko Clown

The most intelligent, the most beautiful;
They’re all crazy.
And he was was foolish to think that
She may be “The one”
Without thinking the coin could have… 56 more words

Amber Rae