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I worked with Shun Sawada in 1995 teaching English at Niitsu High School and had the pleasure of meeting his lovely wife, Suzuyo, many times as she taught me Ikebana, Japanese flower arranging. Such a beautiful home, delicious food and stunning Japanese garden and bonsai. A wonderful visit to Yahiko mountain and shrine and the seaside. A trip into Niigata city to Kobari Beach, Sea of Japan. Such kind ...
... always remain in my heart. Some memories are distant and some have faded, yet when I cast my mind back to that time its as clear as the rising sun. To see the next entry please follow the link to my brand new site: http://www.memoirsofjapan.com ...
... rice (and hence sake). When you approach the city you do get a feel for this. There are seemingly endless farms surrounding the city, which is different from the Osaka/Tokyo country side I have seen so far. Once you actually get into the city though, it is like most other urban Japanese areas - big flashing signs and heaps of people. I checked into a business hotel close to the station, then went about getting bus information. I wanted ...
... dead` really meant. Time was ticking along. Things had to be done before shedding tears or feeling lyrical about death. In the living room I saw a timetable of the whole proceeding. It indicated that the funeral would last one night and one full day. Aunt Yumiko and Uncle Shigeharu asked us to get the house ready for the funeral. One does not need much nous to know Grandfather's passing was sudden. We were asked to clear cabinets out ...
We decided to head to the Japanese Alps, for you can guess it snowboarding ....... oh yea. It took 3 trains and a little longer than expected, 3 trains and 5 hours. It also would have helped if we didn't bypass the station we had to get off at, have to wait an hour for the return train, miss or hostel pickup and not have a monkies how to get to the hostel........ Just ...
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