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Hidemi Woods 

Singer, Songwriter and Author from Kyoto, Japan.

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Blog posts October 2016

A Korean Friend hr580

The neighborhood I grew up in wasn’t so good and low-income families were everywhere. While a small hamlet that my house stood consisted of well-off families of farmers, it was surrounded by poor areas where many Korean-Japanese lived. The income difference produced chronic tension. Naturally, the t…

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Phone-Phobia hr579

When I was a teenager, a smartphone era was still years away to come. I came from a large family that had one phone in the house, which meant a scramble for a phone call. It was usually a three-way battle: between my grandfather, my mother and me. My grandfather used to be the chairman of a local se…

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The sports #park of my town near my apartment. #trees #cherryblossom #spring The sports #park of my town near my apartment. #trees #cherryblossom #spring
#TokyoDisneyland had its 35th anniversary on Sunday and the celebration has begun. An ad poster inside the #train. #disney #mickeymouse #Tokyo #TokyoDisneyland had its 35th anniversary on Sunday and the celebration has begun. An ad poster inside the #train. #disney #mickeymouse #Tokyo
#Appetizers at an #Italian family #restaurant. #Shrimp salad and #Caprese, at $3 each. #wine #Appetizers at an #Italian family #restaurant. #Shrimp salad and #Caprese, at $3 each. #wine
Cherry blossoms have finally arrived at my town. A view of my neighborhood. #cheeryblossom #mountains #river Cherry blossoms have finally arrived at my town. A view of my neighborhood. #cheeryblossom #mountains #river
Cooked hashed #pork and had it over #pasta. Don't forget some #wine. #dinner Cooked hashed #pork and had it over #pasta. Don't forget some #wine. #dinner