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Japan 2015: Kumano Kodo Day Three

Japan 2015: Kumano Kodo Day Three

When I left you last I was settling in for the night in Yunomine Onsen, listening to the rain as I laid my head on the futon, praying for a brighter day tomorrow. Fortunately, I woke the following day, Tuesday 26th November, to find the rain had stopped. It was a dull start to the … Continue reading

Japan 2015: Kumano Kodo Day Two

Japan 2015: Kumano Kodo Day Two

It’s been a while since I wrote. As predicted, real life is getting in the way of me writing about my great adventures. But I have so many stories to tell – I mustn’t let time pass too quickly. So, in my last post I had just begun my Kumano Kodo (熊野古道) adventure and had … Continue reading

Kumiko The Treasure Hunter – A Zellner Bros. Adventure

Kumiko The Treasure Hunter – A Zellner Bros. Adventure

Kumiko The Treasure Hunter (トレジャーハンター・クミコ) (2014), starring Rinko Kikuchi (菊地 凛子), written by David and Nathan Zellner and directed by David Zellner, is an absolute masterpiece. See for yourself: Kumiko The Treasure Hunter is a brilliantly quirky, highly original adventure film about a girl obsessed with finding the treasure she’s seen buried in the 1996 … Continue reading

Weekly Shiritori #17

Weekly Shiritori #17

Last week’s post was about ikebana (いけばな/ 生け花), so this week I need to start with な (na). I had a couple of suggestions for topics this week, including ナルト (Naruto) – the manga – from ラマタ  and なると (Naruto) – the fish cakes – from Alyse. Kiki suggested  natto (納豆 / fermented soya beans), Nara (奈良 / a city in Kansai), … Continue reading