Haiku

Haiku and Tanka Collection in Japanese and English: My Books

Haiku and Tanka are traditional Japanese poetry styles. Haiku poem is composed of 17 moras which are supposed to...
19.11.2019
Haiku

満月夜 a fullmoon night- a Haiku

満月夜 ヤモリの思考 逍遥す a full moon night gecko's thought wanders around
11.11.2019
Essay

Solitude

We are lonely beings. If you have a partner, you may think that your love will last forever but the reality is that you ...
11.11.2019
Blog

From the window of the bus #973, Tsim Sha Tsui East – Stanley: a short trip to Hong Kong

Stanley is one of the most popular spots for tourists in Hong Kong. It's located in the southern part of Hong Kong Islan...
11.11.2019
Blog

The situation in Hong Kong not so bad, maybe during weekdays: our short trip to Hong Kong

We arrived in Hong Kong yesterday. The biggest concern was around the ongoing Hong Kong protests which have been going o...
11.11.2019
Blog

Hong Kong Trip with my Mother from Japan

I am planning to go to Hong Kong with my mother. Yesterday I asked her how much money she was going to take. She said th...
11.11.2019
Blog

Travel from Japan to Hong Kong after the Super Typhoon

I am going to Hong Kong tomorrow. The situation there is a bit tricky at this moment, but I need to go to update my Hong...
11.11.2019
Blog

I had a haircut in Japan

Medusa is a mythical creature in Greek mythology who has snakes instead of hair. Anyone who looks at her eyes turns into...
11.11.2019
Blog

Super Typhoon is coming to Japan

Every year I come back to Japan around this time of the year, October to the beginning of November, and it is one of the...
11.11.2019
Haiku

Haiku & Tanka Practise: My First English Book self-published

I have self-published some books in Japanese before, but this is the first time to publish a book in English. I am so ha...
28.11.2019
Blog

Japan Airline’s Children Seat Icon causes Some Discussion Overseas

Today, I read about Japan Airlines who have added a feature to their seat maps which tell you that when a seat is reserv...
12.11.2019
Blog

Why I am writing in English, even though it’s not my native language

English is not my first language. I was born in Japan and I grew up in Japan. My parents are Japanese and they don't hav...
19.11.2019
Haiku

After the 100 Haiku Writing Project

I started my 100 Haiku poetry project in English on the 20th of July and wrote the last one on the 16th of September. It...
12.11.2019
Blog

What and who is blogging for?

Blogging is not working anymore, or at least, it doesn't work as well as it used to. But, in Japan, there are still lots...
12.11.2019
Blog

Why aren’t Medium and Patreon popular among Japanese? What is the most powerful social media in Japan?

I started writing on Medium in both English and Japanese in March 2019.
12.11.2019
Essay

Where I came from and Where I am going

I was a child who spent lots of time daydreaming. My parent’s house was built in the middle of rice fields. It was a lit...
12.11.2019
Essay

Philosophy of Japanese Toilets

It was a long time ago when I read the book ”In’ei Raisan (English title: ‘In Praise of Shadows’)”, written by a Japanes...
12.11.2019
Blog

What picture would you draw in the Japan’s new era

It has been two weeks since we started the new era in Japan, "Reiwa". Changing the era name means that we have a new emp...
12.11.2019
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