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Takarazuka's Women-Presenting-as-Men Jolts Me When...

I am used to seeing women performing in tuxedos. I’ve seen it in American media (example: Janelle Monáe), I’ve seen it in Taiwanese media (example: … 40 more words

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Another Doctor's Visit and a Social Outing

I went to the doctor for my second back treatment on Friday morning.  The doctor said my back is responding even better than she thought to the osteopathic treatment and I probably only need one more treatment and I should be all better!   573 more words


Adventures at the Doctor's Office

It’s been awhile since I wrote anything.  Been awhile since I’ve felt like writing about anything really. Or had the time.  I worked 9 days in a row, but have had a nice relaxing (for the most part) 3 days off.   887 more words


Cuppa and a cake with Fran Pickering - Cherry Blossom Murder - Japan

It’s a lovely sunny day here at Booktrail towers and we have a lovely lady coming over for a cuppa and a cake - Fran Pickering… 1,017 more words


Neo Magazine features The Cherry Blossom Murder

2014 is the hundredth anniversary of The Takarazuka Revue, the spectacular all-female Japanese song and dance company, and, to mark the occasion, Neo Magazine has just published an article about the history and background of the Takarazuka Revue, plus coverage of a fascinating and hugely popular commemorative event held by the Japan Foundation in London called A Hundred Years of Song and Dance. 190 more words


The Cherry Blossom Murder - Japan - Fran Pickering

The booktrail goes to Japan

Welcome to the world of the world of the famous Japanese all-female Takarazuka revue

The spring resort a few miles from Osaka, home to the famous Takarazuka ….

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[007] some things

I’ve been thinking of making another post for ages now, but I either haven’t had the time or the motivation. But, as I’ve said, this is a place for me to talk when I want to… so I have to want to. 1,478 more words

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