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Girls Day, Boys Day, Japan

Girls Day or Boys Day there seems to be a considerable expense involved! I looked up two classic items for these days on Amazon, Japan. This one is the 7 tier court of the Emperor and Empress. It is splendid and I am sure a lot of…

Hina Dolls, Japan

Have you got a favourite doll? I love the Japanese Hina doll set. What is your favourite doll? This one is great because it has a small drawer to keep your treasures in.

Doll Festival

I was at Ryogoku Station, where the Sumo is held in Tokyo, to visit the offices of a friendly bear company yesterday, and on the way back spotted this display of Hina Ningyo that had been set up by the Ryogoku Station staff. There is…

Pinocchio Dals

I recently went back to Tokyo Disneyland. I love the atmosphere and it makes for an easy day when you have six kids. We bumped into a team of characters. It was great to see Snow White and the Dwarfs, Cruella de Ville by herself (she ate…

Making Japanese Dolls

There was an interesting display at the Yokohama Doll Museum showing how to make Japanese dolls. There is a great deal of skill and patience that goes into making each doll. The video shows a fast version of what is involved. I…