Fumiko’s Posts

Wonderful Kyuushoku!

I happened to find an article mentioning the Japanese school lunch programme on the Radio New Zealand website (see below) https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/516529/school-lunch-programmes-that-new-zealand-could-learn-from This article shows a few photos of yummy looking Japanese 給食 (school lunch). An interesting part of 給食 is, I think, that school kids are involved in its preparation. All food is prepared by […]

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Golden week✨

It’s the final day today of this year’s ‘Golden Week’ in Japan. Hope people in Japan are having a great time. In case you might never have heard of ‘Golden Week’… There are quite a few public holidays between the end of April and the beginning of May (which is now) in Japan and it […]

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When you are busy… 忙しい時は…

What would you do when you are busy/tired and cannot be bothered to prepare a meal? If you are in New Zealand, probably… fish and chips? Chinese takeaways? If you are in Japan, ‘konbini no obento’ would be definitely one of your options! 忙しかったりつかれていたりして、料理をしたくない時、みなさんはどうしますか。ニュージーランドの人は、フィッシュアンドチップスとか、中華料理のテイクアウトでしょうか。日本にいたら。。。コンビニのお弁当を考えるでしょう。 ‘Konbini’ is an abbreviation for convenience stores in Japanese. ‘Konbini’ is […]

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki again…

August has come again. We had the 78th anniversary ceremony in Hiroshima a couple of days ago. Another ceremony will be held in Nagasaki tomorrow. We must, more than ever before, remind ourselves of the consequences people have been through in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. You might be interested in reading this: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/hiroshima-78th-anniversary-mayor-calls-nuclear-deterrence-folly/BQ23I4GK5ZASLHMXD6XNVTXMYA/

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