Posted on August 18, 2012

Japan Matsuri in London – save the date!

Japan Matsuri in London – save the date!

Calling Japan lovers in the UK! The Japan Matsuri will be back this year on Saturday 6th October. This year’s Matsuri will be held at Trafalgar Square. Last year the Japan Matsuri was held at County Hall, which I wasn’t sure was a particularly good venue (I heard Spitalfields in 2010 was better). I’m not … Continue reading

Weekly Shiritori #33

Weekly Shiritori #33

Last week’s post was about Umeda (うめだ / 梅田), so this week I need to start with  だ (da). A big thank you to lovelycomplex22 for suggesting daruma (達磨) and japanaustralia for suggesting Dazaifu (太宰府) in Kyushu, dango (団子 / Japanese dumplings) and daibutsu (big Buddha statues) – which you know I love. I’ve written about daibutsu a lot before though, so this … Continue reading