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Ways to Peace

Posted on: Mon, 3 Sep 2018.
Categories: Event | Family | Ikebana

Celebration of the Many Ways of Creating Peace – Festival, talks, music, workshops, dance, poetry. Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire, Wales Fri 21 & Sat 22 September 2018 I am going to contribute an Ikebana talk and demonstration on Saturday. https://www.waystopeace.org/festival-overview Entrance to the Tintern Abbey is free on Saturday.

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Happy Father’s Day

Posted on: Sun, 17 Jun 2018.
Categories: Family | Ikebana

Happy father’s day Please take good care of yourself

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Two ladies 女性二人

Posted on: Thu, 14 Jun 2018.
Categories: Ikebana | Workshops

Two ladies made their Ikebana pieces. They had exactly the same materials but used different vases in different settings. One arrangement was very simple, minimal even – only one main stem and two adornments. I had the impression that the lady knew exactly what she wanted to achieve. She really had the eye for finding a beautiful stem line. The other arrangement was strong, full of energy, movement and the joys of spring. Wildness in the confines of the tokonoma with twin veronica flowers standing together as though friends. The artist kept saying “I am not an artistic person”. But how could we have discovered the joy of twin veronicas without you? Well done for them. It was not easy sitting down and getting up off the tatami floor. D, thank you for bringing these special ladies on a beautiful day! 二人の女性がIkebanaクラスに来てくださいました。同じ花材、異なるセッティングでした。 一人の作品は、一切の余分なものを取り除き気に入った枝だけを残し、それを追うようにように2つの小さい花を添えていました。 二人目の方の作品は設けた床の間のスペースからはみ出るように、春のエネルギーと野生的な部分を含め、最後は青紫ベロニカを二本挿して二人の友情をみせるかのように。たびたび私はアーティスティックな人ではないとおっしゃっていたいましたが、最後のベロニカ二本はその前の仕込みがあってこそ。 お二人とも、本当によくいらっしゃいました。畳の上で座る、立つを繰り返すことも簡単なことではありませんでした。 Dさん、春爛漫の日素敵な女性を連れてきてくださったこと感謝します。

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Negative thoughts

Posted on: Wed, 16 May 2018.
Categories: Ikebana

Every day those negative thoughts come and find me. I listen. I can’t change. I accept. But, I can wait for something change. Let out a sigh, breath in, let out a sigh, breath in, I look around, and SAY three good things. ”One, today I phoned and spoke with my mum. Two, I found the difference between the native bluebell and the Spanish bluebell. Three, I caught a mole today” Well, the saying was good for me. How do you do your mindset? Wishing you a happy moment and having fun Spring! ネガティブに考えてしまう ネガティブな考えに毎日落ち込みます。 でも 聞きます。 変えることはできず けれど 何かが変わるのではないかと 周りを見て、今日行った3つのよいことを声に出して言います。 「1、今日、母に電話をして話した。 2、「イギリスブルーベルとスペインブルーベルの違いがわかった」 3、今日モグラを捕まえた」 あなたのマインドセットはどうしてますか? あなたへ温かい春とおもろいことが訪れますように!

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Ikebana Workshops – Spring 2018

Posted on: Wed, 11 Oct 2017.
Categories: Ikebana | Workshops

New Workshops for people who want to experience and learn Ikebana for the first time. Date: 9th January and 15th February, 27th February and 29th March Day: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday daily Time: Morning 10:00-12:00 and Afternoon 13:00-15:00 Cost: £50 includes floral materials to take home, drinks and snacks. Optional: Kimono wearing (Free) If you are an experienced arranger, there is a different workshop that Tamayo can prepare for you. Booking, any enquiries – please contact by email: info@ikeduende.com

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Ways to Peace Festival

Celebration of the Many Ways of Creating Peace – Festival, talks, music, workshops, dance, poetry.

Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire, Wales

Fri 21 & Sat 22 September 2018

I am going to contribute an Ikebana talk and demonstration on Saturday.

https://www.waystopeace.org/festival-overview

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