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Hidemi Woods 

Singer, Songwriter and Author from Kyoto, Japan.

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Blog posts August 2014

Hidemi's Rambling No.524

In the middle of August every year, Japan has the Bon Festival. It’s believed that spirits of ancestors return to each family during the festival. If I had stayed in my hometown of Kyoto and gotten married there, I would have been the 63rd successor of the family. I suppose my ancestor had acquired …

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Hidemi’s Rambling No.523

When my great-great-grandfather passed away, the family sought any possible way to sustain a line of the family succession. He had four sons. His firstborn, who had been supposed to succeed the family, was perverted possibly because his father had drunk up the family fortune. He had tattoos all over…

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Hidemi’s Rambling No.522

The oldest episode of my ancestors that I heard from my grandfather is about my great-great-grandfather and I hereby write it down for the record. According to my grandfather, his grandfather was quite a prodigal. He didn’t work and just squandered the family money. Our family was a powerful landown…

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My favorite #movie posters on the closet door in my apartment. #StarWarsTheForceAwakens #Spiderman #Japan #starwars My favorite #movie posters on the closet door in my apartment. #StarWarsTheForceAwakens #Spiderman #Japan #starwars
Cooked #lasagna at home for #dinner, by using an instant lasagna mix. #pasta Cooked #lasagna at home for #dinner, by using an instant lasagna mix. #pasta
Received delivery of boxes of #wine that I had gotten online. $12 per 3-liter box. #tempranillo #Japan Received delivery of boxes of #wine that I had gotten online. $12 per 3-liter box. #tempranillo #Japan
Inside the #Italian #restaurant in the train station where I had pasta the other day. The best part is not being crowded! #Japan Inside the #Italian #restaurant in the train station where I had pasta the other day. The best part is not being crowded! #Japan
#Pasta at the #Italian #restaurant in the train station of my town. Shrimps and local specialty greens with #anchovy sauce. #Japan #spaghetti #Pasta at the #Italian #restaurant in the train station of my town. Shrimps and local specialty greens with #anchovy sauce. #Japan #spaghetti
#Fish and chips with #Corona #beer at the small #cafe near the train station in my town. #fishandchips #Japan #Fish and chips with #Corona #beer at the small #cafe near the train station in my town. #fishandchips #Japan
The free shuttle is available during the ski season between the train station and the hotel where my favorite lounge is. Inside the #shuttle. #mountains #snow #Japan The free shuttle is available during the ski season between the train station and the hotel where my favorite lounge is. Inside the #shuttle. #mountains #snow #Japan
My favorite #lounge in the #hotel of my town, where drinks are all free with the hotel's loyalty program membership. #ski #snow #Japan My favorite #lounge in the #hotel of my town, where drinks are all free with the hotel's loyalty program membership. #ski #snow #Japan
Happy #StPatricksDay! Today's #beer for me. #Japan Happy #StPatricksDay! Today's #beer for me. #Japan
March 14th was White Day in #Japan, when a gift is sent in return for what you received on Valentine's Day. I got a cute box of baked #sweets! #cookies #whiteday March 14th was White Day in #Japan, when a gift is sent in return for what you received on Valentine's Day. I got a cute box of baked #sweets! #cookies #whiteday

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