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Inari and Arahsiyama (and my birthday)

Happy birthday to me!  Thanks for the birthday messages and texts, nice to know I haven’t been forgotten, apologies if I haven’t gotton back to you, it’s still pretty hectic. 574 more words

Holiday, Day 3

Eurf. I didn’t plan much today and that was a good thing because I had a 2 hour walk to the top of Mt. Inari :D I was actually glad I wore my slippers instead of my sports shoes today – these would have been hell with that up and down with walking over different materials (stone – partly slippery, uneven stones, gravel, soil and sand, lose vines and leaves) – especially when leaving the main path to check out the shrines. 476 more words

Nishinomiya Inari Shrine, Tokyo, Japan

This is my favorite Kami’s shrine on the grounds of Senso-ji. This is also the first Inari shrine I ever visited in Japan.


A Very Opinionated Anime Review: Inari, Kon Kon, Koi Ihara

This anime was actually introduced to me by my Shinto teacher on day one of the class, because the show takes place at a shrine that is very close to where I am staying which I visited in the first week I was in Japan (it’s a super famous shrine). 1,283 more words



Heavenly footpaths.
At knee height
explosion of peonies.

poem by Rachel McAlpine CC BY, photo of Inari Shrine by jpeligen CC BY-NC-SA

Phone Poems

Review Novel Purple Eyes by Prisca Primasari

“Pemuda itu masih hidup dan gadis itu sudah mati”

Ivarr Amundsen kehilangan kemampuannya untuk merasa. Orang yang sangat dia sayangi meninggal dengan cara yang keji dan dia memilih untuk tidak merasakan apa-apa lagi, menjadi seperti sebongkah patung lilin. 374 more words

Ruang Baca

HCOP Book 2, Chapter 85: The Abysmal Pit

Originally, the people who were forced to struggle to survive in the village below, would sacrifice a young virgin girl every month. The High-Priest would cut her heart out and after that, a blinding light would shine down from the ‘Heavens’, protecting them for a period of time. 1,446 more words