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laughing with the year of the dog…

| japan, new year | 2 Comments
On 16th February, Kiku noticed the kitchen calendar showing that it was Chinese New Year for 2018, and the start of the year of the dog, known as ‘inu doshi’...

bird calls & sing song floors…

| architecture, food, japan, seasons, spring | No Comments
On the 9th February, when Kiku looked at the kitchen calendar there was a strange word written down the page in katakana, sounding like ho-hokekyo… After puzzling on it for...

a puzzle unfolds…

| Kiku, small tales from the big city | 6 Comments
One morning at the end of December, Kiku and Miko-chan where sitting in their favourite spot on the front steps of the Bamboo Bathhouse, watching the world go by. Miko-chan...

the earth begins to freeze…

| autumn, fox almanac, japan, seasons, weather | 2 Comments
One day in November, Kiku the little fox went out of the front of the bathhouse to go for a walk in the neighbourhood. Soon after stepping out, he began...