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Hidemi Woods 

Singer, Songwriter and Author from Kyoto, Japan.

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Blog posts July 2016

The New Kyoto hr573

When I spent 40 minutes aboard the bullet train bound for Kyoto from Tokyo, an alarming notion popped into my head. “Did I miss Mt. Fuji?” It’s around this time that Mt. Fuji comes into view closely in the bullet train window. Somehow Mt. Fuji is a special mountain for Japanese people. It's said tha…

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Price of Greed hr572

According to my parents, I was such a sullen infant who always put a long face. I had the habit of uttering “Butch!” as if to show dissatisfaction, and I received ‘Butch’ as my first nickname from my parents. When I started talking, I was a child who constantly grumbled. My mother’s impression was t…

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80 minutes on this local #train take me to the mall in the small city. 80 minutes on this local #train take me to the mall in the small city.
Had an all-you-can-eat #lunch at a #restaurant in the mall. Full with my favorite #Japanese snack, #takoyaki! #buffet Had an all-you-can-eat #lunch at a #restaurant in the mall. Full with my favorite #Japanese snack, #takoyaki! #buffet
Found a rare get-together at the mall. #mickeymouse #spongebob #thesimpsons #kermit Found a rare get-together at the mall. #mickeymouse #spongebob #thesimpsons #kermit
Cooled off with #whiskey and soda, and #beer at the #cafe #bar in the mall. By rising coupons, $2.50 each. Cooled off with #whiskey and soda, and #beer at the #cafe #bar in the mall. By rising coupons, $2.50 each.
Going to the city for shopping by #train. #mountains #ricepaddies Going to the city for shopping by #train. #mountains #ricepaddies