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March - 12 Months of Origami

The most famous Origami has to be the Crane, Orizuru.  If you make a thousand Origami Cranes Senbazuru, it is thought to bring you good luck, long life and or recovery from illness. 43 more words

Paper Craft

'War and Peace: Senbazuru': A sculpture by Esther Dreher

If you have been into our library in the last few weeks then you would have spotted the mesmerising display, ‘War and Peace: Senbazuru’ by Esther Dreher. 135 more words

The Beaney

26.8.14 – DAY 24 – (火) – second half

Hiroshima (広島) 

Peace Memorial Park and Peace Museum

Please remember the victims on that fated day.

The visit began with getting lost along the way from Okonomi-mura to the Peace Memorial Park. 539 more words

A Labor of Love: 1000 Paper Cranes Display

The Senbazuru, or the folding of 1000 paper cranes, is a traditional wedding practice that is believed to bring good luck to the newlywed couple.   439 more words


Look what was waiting for me!

Not only were there hardly any bills waiting for me when I got home this evening, there was some actual money (travel reimbursement), a packet of buttons (the zebra striped ones that are much smaller than what was shown on Ebay, and I’m slightly disappointed), a boatload of 12×12 paper that I had  87 more words

A rare moment when I find myself speechless...

…as I think you would find yourself if you opened a box the mail truck delivered on a day when you weren’t expecting anything beyond some buttons you purchased on impulse from eBay last week, only to find: 247 more words

Why I associate fireflies with the word "thermometer"

It’s because of “Sam and the Firefly,” by P. D. Eastman. It came out in 1958, so I think it must have been Mrs. Young, my second grade teacher who read it to us. 330 more words