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Things That Make You Go N

Whoops!  It’s been far too long between posts and the winter solstice is upon us yet again.  Japan has a few traditions relating to this date.  Yuzu-yu is one, there are also ideas about eating azukigayu, a kind of red … Continue reading

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Solstice

December 21st is the winter solstice in the Northern hemisphere. The local name is toji (冬至) and the characters indicate that winter has well and truly arrived. Sunrise is scheduled for 6:48 (just minutes before I leave for work) and … Continue reading

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