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A soft rock story

We are now 10 days into this karakara dry rainy season. The air is sticky hot and the ground dry and dusty. I am praying for rain. Today‘s blog is a translation of the first page of a children`s story … Continue reading

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Time for a retune

“A wise man said………Only fools rush in,” This afternoon I sat under a maple tree by Inokashira lake.  The above two lines were almost the only comprehensible lyrics I could make out from an old bloke strumming a guitar on … Continue reading

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Here comes the clouds

Purple petals are sparkling with raindrops.  My socks are sweating inside my shoes.  A warm clot of cloud has come to stay – a leaking, tin-coloured roof that hangs over each day. Tsuyu (the rainy season) has officially begun, 10 days … Continue reading

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