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Japan by Prefecture: Shimane (島根県)

Japan by Prefecture: Shimane (島根県)

It’s time for ‘Japan by Prefecture‘ again! This is the series that aims to provide the highlights of each prefecture of Japan, along with my personal favourites and suggestions from readers. This week, we’re looking at Shimane (島根県). Shimane Prefecture is part of the Chugoku Region (中国地方) and the capital is Matsue (松江市). Unfortunately I’ve not been to Shimane Prefecture yet, but for … Continue reading

Weekly Shiritori #51

Weekly Shiritori #51

Last week’s post was about kokeshi (こけし), so this week I need to start with し (shi). A big thank you to everyone who joined in this week, although unfortunately there were no suggestions I could use this time (it’s getting hard now after 50 weeks!). ‘Shi’ has been popular this year and I’ve already … Continue reading