New Year 2010

Oshougatsu Kazari

Beautiful! Amazon Japan has this gold decoration to stop the bad things happening in the new year!
Hamaya no Hatsuzekku

A relative bought one of these a few years ago for our house – lucky!!

New Year 2010

Amazon Japan

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I have lived and worked in Japan for the past twenty five years off and on. I have seen many changes and enjoyed the various paradoxes and anomalies of everyday Japanese living.

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