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Saturday July 26th 2014

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Crafty Sushi Variety

Crafty Sushi Variety

I love sushi but was most interested to find that others love making a variety on fresh fish with felt, wool and icing sugar! Here are a few snaps of sushi like you might not have seen before! Felt inari zushi from Kiirey – innovative and yum?! This snap shows the [Read More]

Washing Hands and Drying

Washing Hands and Drying

Since the outbreak of swine flu the message has been quite clear …. masks…. and lots more washing and drying hands – I even heard someone talk about the importance of ‘social distancing’ to avoid infection. Ummm right! We are all going to end [Read More]

Japanese Miniatures

Japanese Miniatures

This handmade miniature is a replica of an olden day Japanese sweet/okashi maker. The kids great-Grandad Sugiyama used to have a sweet shop in Hongo San Chome. Natsukashii! So little things like the dango placed on the mat out the front of the shop and the black cat with [Read More]

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Meaning of Tanabata Matsuri

Meaning of Tanabata Matsuri

July the 7th is round the corner which means that Tanabata is upon us. This festival is one that celebrates Princess [Read More]

Middle Years Japanese

Middle Years Japanese

How popular are rap songs in teaching Japanese to middle years students I wonder? I have found a rap song for teaching [Read More]

Ame, Japan

Ame, Japan

This great cartoon is from this site. It looks like you can use the work if it is not for commercial purposes – [Read More]

Calico, Cafe Kichijoji

Calico, Cafe Kichijoji

There is a new cultural trend in Tokyo – cat cafes. (click on photo for flickr account details of brilliant [Read More]

Show and Tell, Japan Tradition

Show and Tell, Japan Tradition

This item from Amazon Japan looks like the best way to teach Japan tradition in the classroom. And it is probably the [Read More]

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