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Word of the Week: 裸の付き合い

Word of the Week: 裸の付き合い

It’s time for Word of the Week again! Last time we looked at a Japanese word or phrase beginning with ‘no’ (の), and focussed on the word 飲みニケーション (nominication), meaning ‘communication through drinking’. This week I’m looking for a word or phrase beginning with ‘ha’ (は). A big thank you to the one person who joined in with their … Continue reading

Weekly Shiritori #48

Weekly Shiritori #48

Last week’s post was about Tengu (てんぐ / 天狗), so this week I need to start with ぐ (gu). A big thank you to everyone who joined in and played the game, especially UK Seikatsu who suggested Glico (グリコ), the Japanese confectionery company famous for Pocky and guinomi (ぐい飲み), which I think is some kind of large … Continue reading

Weekly Shiritori #38

Weekly Shiritori #38

Last week’s post was about Kobe (こうべ / 神戸), so this week I need to start with べ (be). A very big thank you to everyone who joined in the game of Shiritori this week, including ZoomingJapan and japanaustralia, who both suggested Beppu (別府) and Bessho Onsen (eek – Onsen ends in ん – I can’t use that!), and lovelycomplex22 and Abi who both voted … Continue reading

Nagano adventure pt. 3/3: Snow Monkeys!

Welcome to part three of my Nagano adventure (sorry to be so slow in posting this)! Please check out part one and part two as well. On the Monday (21st March), it was finally time for the main part of our trip. The whole reason to go to Nagano was to see snow monkeys. These … Continue reading