I wish you are enjoying this year’s Springtime. It was worth waiting for. What we found today a blue carpet! This is one of the beautiful Spring scenes in Britain. It’s modest and calm way to invite you to a forest. It’s the different way to the Japanese Hanami. If you would like to find a blue carpet near you, look at the Big Bluebell Watch 2018 on the Woodland Trust website. イギリスのブルーベルのカーペット、散歩に出かけたら偶然この場所を見つけました。やっと春が来ました！ぱぁっと華やかな日本の桜の雰囲気も好きですが、控えめに森へ誘うブルーベルも魅力的です。ネイティブのブルーベルは国の保護植物に指定されています。ブルーベルウッドの場所はウッドランドトラスト（Woodland Trust)のウェブサイトに詳しく載っていますのでご覧ください。5月末までThe Big Bluebell Watch 2018へ参加できます。Read More...
There was an incident that brought back to me memories of a tragedy that occurred several years ago. I remember it as one of most tragic news stories of 2009. The news touched so many people in the world and I was one of them. Indeed, it has remained with me ever since. There was a family, the parents and their son, 5 year old called Sam, who all lived in Wiltshire. The father was British, the mother Japanese. Sam was hit by a car accident when he was just 16 months old and his neck was damaged. He was treated at the Bristol Children’s Hospital, a hospital I know well. Sam was crippled but I remember seeing a picture of him online in his wheelchair, smiling. The family moved to a new house and set up a charity for Sam on stuff4sam. But in 2009, he contracted meningitis and died at their home. The next day, his parents drove […]Read More...
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Classes & Workshops & Events
5 June to 20 July 2018
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
10:00-12:00 or/and 13:00-15:00
Japanese Tea Ceremony Session
Open on Friday occasionally.
International Day of Peace (United Nations)
21-23 September 2018 Wales, UK
Interview by Together and Sunspell (English & 日本語）