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Hidemi Woods 

Singer, Songwriter and Author from Kyoto, Japan.

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Blog posts June 2014

Hidemi’s Rambling No.519

After the incident of table manners, I had closed a business of being a class clown at school. I had stopped making others laugh and hadn’t accommodated their requests for jokes any more. It yielded an immediate effect. I used to be the center of a circle of students but they were dispersed from me …

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Hidemi’s Rambling No.518

I spent my teenage life at a privileged Catholic school. Most students came from wealthy families and some were famous. As a farmer’s daughter, I belonged to the few non-wealthy students. I thought a farming family was regarded as poor and unsophisticated in this school, and tried to hide the fact t…

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Hidemi’s Rambling No.517

There’s an old Japanese custom called ‘Age of Thirteen Visit’. A child who reaches thirteen years old by the traditional system of age reckoning visits a specific local shrine to receive wisdom. The important event has one critical rule. The thirteen-year-old visitor should never look back until the…

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Posted my new #blog about the #dog that my family had cherished but I had never had a chance to meet. #Japan Posted my new #blog about the #dog that my family had cherished but I had never had a chance to meet. #Japan
Happy #Valentines Day! The best couple on my lunchon mat from #Tokyo #Disneyland. #Japan #MickeyMouse #minniemouse Happy #Valentines Day! The best couple on my lunchon mat from #Tokyo #Disneyland. #Japan #MickeyMouse #minniemouse
#Desserts from the all-you-can-eat #lunch #buffet. #sweets #Japan #Desserts from the all-you-can-eat #lunch #buffet. #sweets #Japan
My all-time best #movie, #JOKER, didn't win the Best Picture. Somehow that relieved me. I didn't think #Academy really understood what the #film tells about, and I was right. #Oscar My all-time best #movie, #JOKER, didn't win the Best Picture. Somehow that relieved me. I didn't think #Academy really understood what the #film tells about, and I was right. #Oscar
#Mackerel broiled with #miso from the  #deli foods shelves at a grocery store. $3 for 3 pieces. #Japan #fish #Mackerel broiled with #miso from the #deli foods shelves at a grocery store. $3 for 3 pieces. #Japan #fish
How about some appetizers? Sprat #fritters at the conveyor belt sushi #restaurant, $1. #Japan #fish How about some appetizers? Sprat #fritters at the conveyor belt sushi #restaurant, $1. #Japan #fish
Looks like rice, but it's #cauliflower at the  #cafe/#bar. #Japan Looks like rice, but it's #cauliflower at the #cafe/#bar. #Japan
It's #Setsubun in #Japan today. For good luck, eating a #sushi roll without cutting is a popular custom. A #salmon and #avocado roll from a grocery store, $4. It's #Setsubun in #Japan today. For good luck, eating a #sushi roll without cutting is a popular custom. A #salmon and #avocado roll from a grocery store, $4.

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