Spring has sprung 🌸

Again!!!, I have not posted anything for a while. Spring has sprung in New Zealand and you can see beautiful cherry blossoms here now. Too be honest, quite a few trees seem to pass the full blossom phase and show many fresh green leaves on them🍃. Soon we will enjoy beautiful full bloom of puff […]

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August 9

It is 9 August; another atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki 77 years ago today. We thought we learned tons of lessons from the history but we still witness wars on this planet. One day hopefully we will no longer suffer from those. 今日は、8月9日、77年前の今日、長崎[ながさき]に原爆[げんばく]が落[お]とされました。過去[かこ]からいろいろ学[まな]んだと思いたいところですが、まだあちこちで戦争[せんそう](= war)が起[お]きています。いつかきっとすべての戦争が終[お]わりますように。

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August 6

I have been quite busy and have not managed to post much these days… However! I cannot skip this post… Yes, it’s August 6 again. An atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima 77 years ago today. We all hope peace and happiness for everybody. 最近[さいきん]忙[いそが]しくて、あまり何も書いていません。しかし! 今日は書かないわけにはいきません。 77年前の今日、広島[ひろしま]に原爆[げんばく](= atomic bomb)が落[お]とされました(= to be dropped)。全[すべ]ての人々の平和[へいわ](= peace)と幸[しあわ]せ(= happiness )を祈[いの]ります。

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It’s July now!

I do not remember when I made a post last time; time flies, doesn’t it… It’s July and we, the university staff, are now preparing for Trimester B. If you are interested in studying at University of Waikato from this month (as Trimester B begins on the 18th of July) or next year but not […]

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JFF Online 🎬

This is the first post this year… time flies ( ゚Д゚)… so let me say quietly: Happy New Year 🎍 Anyway, what I want to mention here today is: Japanese Film Festival Online 2022 : https://jff.jpf.go.jp/watch/jffonline2022/new_zealand/ You can watch a series of Japanese films online from next Monday (14 February 2022) and all free! Please […]

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