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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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The limited-time special #sushi at the conveyor sushi restaurant. Pressed raw #ham and mackerel sushi, $1 for two. #Japan The limited-time special #sushi at the conveyor sushi restaurant. Pressed raw #ham and mackerel sushi, $1 for two. #Japan
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