Hana Matsuri at the Cowra Japanese Garden

Last Spring, which is in September down here in Oz, Superman and I took a drive through country Victoria and New South Wales to spend the Spring Equinox at the Cowra Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre. I was going to blog about it then but I often find myself reading about wonderful events I'd have … Continue reading Hana Matsuri at the Cowra Japanese Garden

Handmade Plenty

"Handmade Plenty" is my theme for the next 5 years 😊 I've never really made a vision board or given myself a theme for the coming years, before, but my dear friend Kim ( @fatpurplefigs ) does it every year, and after the stripping bare that was 2017, I thought I'd give it a go. … Continue reading Handmade Plenty

Review: Tales of Moonlight and Rain, by Ueda Akinari

  Tales of Moonlight And Rain: A Study And Translation by Anthony H. Chambers by Ueda Akinari My rating: 3 of 5 stars I enjoyed Akinari's Tales of Moonlight and Rain - eventually. Unfortunately, the translator's introduction is long and gives the impression that one simply will not possibly be able to understand or enjoy … Continue reading Review: Tales of Moonlight and Rain, by Ueda Akinari