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After the plant sale and long after working on the garden, we went to Thai village for my sister’s birthday! I wanted Pad Thai for so long! 155 more words


Japanese Touches to an English Wedding

What you can see in the picture there is 1,000 paper cranes, each individually folded by my colleague and good friend as a decoration for her wedding which was held earlier this month. 388 more words

Rituals & Festivals

Teru-Teru Bozu for Hen Party

Tomorrow is my Hen Party, and to pray for good weather, my fiancé James and I made teru-teru bozu.

Teru-teru bozu (literally “sunshine boy”) are an old tradition in Japan, in which you make a simple doll out of white paper or cloth and draw a face on it (it ends up looking like a little ghost). 129 more words

Rituals & Festivals