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The Japanese Lover – A gentle, weaving story of that one great love
The Japanese Lover is a tale told backwards through the eyes of Alma. Alma is an old woman, living in a San Francisco care home, who shares her life story little by little and that of her one great love, Ichimei. This love is a huge, thumping, all encompassing love…
This day in history March 26
On this day in history in 1912 the very first Cherry Blossom tree was planted in Washington DC. A gift from Japan to the USA. In honour of the anniversary I am reposting one of my most popular blog posts.
Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival….
The harsh winter last year brought sadness and tragedy to Japan. The earthquake, subsequent tsunami and nuclear devastation left 20,000 dead and many more were never found. The Annual Cherry Blossom Festival is a huge deal in Japan but this year, I would imagine, it holds so much more significance.…