Cultural identity

Have you thought of your cultural identity? How important is it for you? I found the following article, which Crystal, a Waikato student, talked about her own precious experience in regard to her cultural identity. This is not about Japan or Japanese culture, but I thought I should share with you! https://www.asianz.org.nz/leadership/thailand-visit-inspires-search-for-cultural-identity/ 自分の文化的[ぶんかてき](= cultural)アイデンティティって考えたことがありますか。文化的アイデンティティは大切[たいせつ]だ(= important)と思いますか。今日、文化的アイデンティティについてのすばらしい記事[きじ](= […]

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Summer!

Japan has lately experienced heavy snow fall; particularly in the northern areas; many vehicles were stuck on snowy roads in the Hokuriku area. Hopefully, the situation will improve soon. It is summer in New Zealand and has been quite warm. The photo shows a plant called ‘Kyochikuto‘ in Japanese (I do not know what it […]

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Take a walk…

Happy New Year! 明けましておめでとうございます🎍 I am pretty sure many of you ate quite a lot over the end-of-year/new year holiday (I did, anyway…) I happened to find the following short video; this is a nice park located in Hamilton, New Zealand. If you want (or need!) to take a walk, this would be a nice […]

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