Weekly Kanji – 風 – wind

The family has been out of commission for almost a week, down with a cold. Of course, everyone has been sick one after the other so it’s been dragging for a while! This week’s kanji is 風 – wind – because it is used in 風邪 – common cold.  From deviantart  Kun : かぜ、かざ (Kaze, … [Read more…]

Tokiwa Park and Ube Biennal – Things to do in Ube, Yamaguchi

In addition to the Tokiwa Plant Museum, Tokiwa Park also displays almost 100 pieces of the Ube Outdoor Exhibition. Since 1961, the city of Ube has been hosting the Ube Biennal International Sculpture Competition every two years. The competition was created to inspire the people of Ube after the war. The permanent 200 sculptures are … [Read more…]