Fumiko Fumiko’s Posts

Blossom of many things…

It is spring here, in New Zealand. We can see beautiful Kowhai blossoms everywhere now. ニュージーランドはまさに春! コーファイの花もきれいに咲いています。 Now, the 2019 Rugby World Cup has kicked off in Japan. All sorts of Japan-related information can be seen here, in New Zealand. I believe the New Zealand-related information is everywhere in Japan too! Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand PM, […]

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Finally it started!

The 2019 Rugby World Cup has finally started! Did you watch any games last week? I am so glad to see the Brave Blossoms as well as All Blacks won! ラグビーワールドカップが始まりました! 先週いろいろ試合[しあい](= match)がありましたが、見ましたか? 日本チームもオールブラックスも勝[か]って(= to win)よかったです。 In New Zealand, people watch rugby games (not just the world cup; I am talking in general) either at the stadium, […]

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It kicks off today!

Finally! It will kick off today; the 2019 Rugby World Cup will begin today! As you might guess, the world cup is always a big deal here, in New Zealand and we have seen all sorts of Japan-related things here. The above photo shows chocolates recently released. Can you ready some Japanese sentences printed on […]

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Tomorrow! 明日だ!

Tomorrow! It’s tomorrow, don’t you remember? – we are talking about the 2019 Rugby World Cup, of course! It will kick off in Japan TOMORROW!! (the photo above suddenly has appeared in a shopping mall recently; they are New Zealand rugby players, if you are asking!) 明日ですよ、明日! え、何のことかって?-もちろん、ラグビーワールドカップです。明日から、日本でラグビーワールドカップがはじまりますよっ! (上の写真は、先週、まちのショッピングセンターで撮りました。この人たちはニュージーランドのラグビー選手なんです!)

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Spring is…

I took this photo this morning in Hamilton; it is plum blossoms. Spring is just around the corner, indeed. 今朝[けさ](= this morning)、この写真[しゃしん]を撮[と]りました。プラムの花です。春[はる]ももうすぐそこですね!

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Baby in the Parliament

Tamati Coffey, one of the New Zealand MPs, took his baby to the Parliament and Trevor Mallard, the Speaker, took the baby in his arm and gave him milk. ニュージーランドの国会[こっかい]議員[ぎいん](= MP)、コフィ―氏[し]が先日[せんじつ](= the other day)、国会[こっかい](= Parliament)に赤ちゃんを連[つ]れて行き、そしてマラード議長[ぎちょう](= the Speaker)が赤ちゃんにミルクをあげることがありました。 This incident gained attention from international media; BBC reported it and Asahi Shimbun Newspaper reported it! If you […]

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Spring is just around the corner… 春遠からじ

It is still cold here, in New Zealand; but we now see all sorts of sign of spring. I took the above photo last week. You can see beautiful blossoms like this on many streets in Hamilton now. Spring is just around the corner! ニュージーランドはまだ寒[さむ]いです。でも、あちこちで(= here and there)春[はる](= spring)の兆[きざ]し(= sign)が見られます。先週、上の写真[しゃしん](= photo)を撮[と]りました。今、ハミルトンのあちこちでこの美[うつ]しい花を見ることができます。春遠[とお]からじ(= not afar)、ですね!

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One month to go!

It is just one month to go until the 2019 Rugby World Cup! It will be held in Japan this year!! The above photo shows the 2019 RWC official mascot – Ren-G. If you want to know more about them, please have a look at this site: https://www.rugbyworldcup.com/video/306723 ラグビーワールドカップまであと一か月! 今年は、日本で開[ひら]かれます(= to be held)。上の写真[しゃしん](= photo)は、大会[たいかい](= event)マスコット、レンジ―です。レンジ―についてもっと知りたい人は、是非[ぜひ]このページを見てください:https://www.rugbyworldcup.com/video/306723

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