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BLUE & WHITE NEW YEAR GOOD NEWS

Japan is keen on firsts. Not first prizes necessarily, but the first plum blossom of the season, the first bonito, the first bamboo shoot, the first sake. New Year’s Day is the day of the firsts of the year. All … Continue reading

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A BLUE & WHITE YEAR

The year started with a book party with the small handmade books of Jody Alexander of Wishi Washi Studio and Blue & White books. And now, in December, as the days dwindle down to a precious few, my heart is … Continue reading

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MY BLUE HEAVEN

Heaven is not easy to get to! Particularly when it is at the top of Mt. Koya in Wakayama Prefecture – about 6 or 7 transfers from Tokyo by train, by cable car and by bus. ┬áBut it is well … Continue reading

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