Posted on June 29, 2012

Weekly Shiritori #26

Weekly Shiritori #26

Last week’s post was about Suganuma (すがぬま / 菅沼), so this week I need to start with  ま (ma). A big thank you to japanaustralia who always gives some good suggestions. This week’s were: manga (漫画), Matsumoto (松本), Matsuyama (松山) and Matsue (松江). I’ve decided to write about… Matsumoto (まつもと / 松本) Matsumoto City (Matsumoto-shi / 松本市) in Nagano Prefecture is somewhere I always quite … Continue reading

Brighton Japan Festival 2012

Brighton Japan Festival 2012

When I went to the Brighton Japan Festival last year (weekend 1 & weekend 2) I had only recently returned from Japan and was dying for a hit of Japanese culture. I had been living in Bognor Regis where the only way to get a taste of Japan is to buy sushi from Tesco (yuck!) … Continue reading