Posted on December 19, 2010

Japan Firsts (Japan Blog Matsuri)

This month’s Japan Blog Matsuri theme is “Japan Firsts” and, as the end of the year is the perfect time for reflection, I thought I’d stop and think back to some “Japan Firsts” of my own. People often ask me how and when I first became interested in Japan. It’s a difficult question to answer … Continue reading

My Japanese Advent Calendar – December 19th

Today, I thought I’d celebrate Christmas in Japan with a selection of the Christmas trees I’ve discovered this year: ☆★☆ ☆★☆ ☆★☆ ☆★☆ ☆★☆ ☆★☆ ☆★☆ I’d also like to pay tribute to these Christmas trees with a cheesy rendition of “O Tannenbaum” in Japanese, which I found on YouTube: もみの木 もみの木 いつも みどりよ! 😉 ☆★☆ This post … Continue reading