To Feel Cool

In Japan it has been record-hot days these days. The news says it is the worldwide phenomenon.   Ikebana can be a good summer interior makes you feel cool.         My teacher of Ikebana introduced me  the idea using a bud of Gentiana as a chopstick rest. I like it so much!! … [Read more…]

Tanabata Festival

On 7th July Japanese people celebrate the Tanabata festival.   But this year we had a disaster caused by torrential rain in the west of Japan on the day. The floods and the landslides destroyed houses and lifeline systems and killed over two hundred people in Hiroshima, Okayama, Ehime, Kyoto, Yamaguchi, Fukuoka, Kochi, Hyogo, Kagoshima, … [Read more…]