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Word of the Week: 昔々

Word of the Week: 昔々

It’s time for Word of the Week again! Last time we looked at a Japanese word or phrase beginning with ‘mi’ (み), focussing on みそ (miso), not the soup, but looking at the other ways in which the word is used. This week I’m looking for a word or phrase beginning with ‘mu’ (む). A big thank you for … Continue reading

Postcard from Japan: Tono Monogatari

Postcard from Japan: Tono Monogatari

Yesterday I forgot to post something, so I’m going to give you some bonus extras today! Here are a couple of images from yesterday’s adventures in Tono, home of the mythical ‘kappa’ and many other folktales…