Essay

How can we live after we lose the fear of death? — Love and Creativity

My mother in law lives in England. She is 89 and still in good shape. One of her best friends had a double knee replacem...
11.02.2020
Blog

Until what age are Japanese people going to work?

Since my parents live in the Kansai region of Japan, I use the Kansai International Airport or Osaka (Itami) Airport whe...
Essay

I had an Abortion in Quebec, Canada — the Difference from Japan

I recently had an abortion in Montreal, Canada. You may wonder why I have to write about this. People are not very open ...
Haiku

snowshoes — a Haiku

snowshoes squeaky sound follows coyotes' trace ――― 雪靴を 鳴らしてたどる コヨーテの跡
Blog

A review of Fizz: Unlimited Internet in Montreal, Canada

We cancelled our home internet before we left Canada for our trip to Asia last month.  After we came back, we installed ...
Blog

Where should I write in 2020?

I love writing and I  can never stop thinking about what I am going to write next. Also, I always think about where I sh...
Haiku

Fireplace #2 暖炉 — a Haiku

flame in stove vermilion breathe waves of heat 暖炉の火 朱色の呼吸 熱波形
Learn Japanese

How do you say “What is this?” in Japanese?

“What is this?” in Japanese is “これはなんですか?Kore wa nan desuka?” It’s not very difficult to remember and is very practic...
Poetry

Another night in Insomnia

we are fish swimming in the alcoholic sea we are the most beautiful being exaggerated in the bottom fluorescen...
20.01.2020
Learn Japanese

How do you say “Hello” or “Hi” in Japanese?

When you start learning Japanese, you might first want to know how to say “Hello” in Japanese. “Hello” in Japanese can b...
Learn Japanese

How do you say “I’m hungry” in Japanese? The meaning of “おなかすいた(お腹空いた)Onaka Suita” and how to use it

There are lots of restaurants and cafes in Japan. When you go out with your Japanese friends, sometimes you may want to ...
Learn Japanese

How do you say Delicious in Japanese? What does “おいしいOishii” mean, and How to use.

We had lots of delicious food in Japan. If you are a food lover, Japan is the right place to be. In Japanese, “delicious...
Blog

The Life without Internet: We Cancelled Home Internet with Bell Canada

Last month, we cancelled the contract of the internet for our apartment in Montreal with one of the major telecommunicat...
Poetry

My favourite photo on the wall

My favourite photo on the wall which makes me smile every time I look up at it, where we never get old anymore. ...
Poetry

A night in “Insomnia”

If cannot sleep, Go to "insomnia" which is in the middle of the slope. He will ask, What do you wanna drink? I will...
04.12.2019
Haiku

A winter draft – a Haiku

A winter draft Shakes window glasses Shining snow すきま風 ゆらして鳴る戸 雪あかり
Tanka

insomnia snow不眠の雪 – a Tanka Poem

silent night counting my solitude quiet and busy over the windowsill piling up insomnia snow しんしんと 更ける夜半に 目を覚...
Learn Japanese

How to say ‘See you again’ or ‘Goodbye’ in Japanese? and What does ‘Sayonara’ mean?

In some Japanese phrasebooks “Sayonara” is introduced as ‘Good-bye’. It is not wrong, but Sayonara is not really an ever...
03.01.2020
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