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Postcard from Japan: Kiseki-no-Ippon-Matsu

Postcard from Japan: Kiseki-no-Ippon-Matsu

I’ve seen so much today. Whilst travelling down the Sanriku coast I’ve seen things my eyes could hardly believe. Huge spaces where there should have been towns. I also went to visit the ‘Kiseki-no-ippon-matsu’ or ‘Miracle Pine’ in Rikuzentakata. It was pretty moving, especially with the wrecked building that has been left beside it. This … Continue reading

A grand adventure…

A grand adventure…

It’s about 10.30pm and I’ve just heard about this amazing competition to win £1,000 to spend on an adventure. The deadline is midnight tonight, so here goes… We want bloggers around the globe to tell us where they would go, what they would do and how they would make their £1000 last as long as … Continue reading

Weekly Shiritori #28

Weekly Shiritori #28

Last week’s post was about Tokkuri (とっくり / 徳利), so this week I need to start with  り (ri). A big thank you to japanaustralia for suggesting ringo (りんご / apple), risu (りす / squirrel) and rika (理科 / science). However, this week I have decided to write about… Rikuzentakata (りくぜんたかた / 陸前高田) Rikuzentakata City (陸前高田市 / Rikuzentakata-shi) is a city in Iwate Prefecture, Japan. On 11th March … Continue reading