Posted on September 15, 2012

Kawaii: Gola x Tado

Kawaii: Gola x Tado

To coincide with the launch of Gola’s Autumn/Winter collection, the brand’s longstanding partnership with British design duo Tado (from Sheffield) is being celebrated with an exhibition of the eye-catching graphic landscapes, specifically created for the Gola x Tado collaboration, at the Boxpark Gallery in Shoreditch, London. The upstairs gallery area at Boxpark (where all the … Continue reading

Weekly Shiritori #37

Weekly Shiritori #37

Last week’s post was about Maneki-neko (まねきねこ / 招き猫), so this week I need to start with こ (ko). A big thank you to everyone who made suggestions this week including:  japanaustralia who suggested  Kobe (神戸) and Kochi (高知), a castle town in Shikoku;  lovelycomplex22 with kotatsu (こたつ); ZoomingJapan with kombu (昆布)、kokeshi (こけし) and Kotohira-gu/Konpira-san (金刀比羅宮 / こんぴらさん), a shrine in Kagawa; and finally … Continue reading

Shishi-Odori at the Thames Festival

Shishi-Odori at the Thames Festival

As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve been quite busy lately and haven’t had time to blog about all the things I’ve been doing. However, this weekend I’m determined to catch up a bit. Let’s start with last weekend… Last Sunday, 9th September, it was a beautiful late summer’s day and I went along … Continue reading