I’d like to congratulate my friend Kazuyoshi for winning first place in this year’s sword making competition. This is a big deal in the sword making world. While there are different categories where one can win a first prize, the one that he won is one of the most prestigious as it’s the “All Japan … More 一良、おめでとうございます！ Congratulations Kazuyoshi!
Today was a very bizarre weather day. It essentially went like this; sun, rain, sun, rain, sun. I’m not talking a wee shower here either. As any of you who have lived in HK will realize, when it rains here, it rains hard yet not for very long. Thankfully, when I got home, it was … More Strange weather 変な天気
I was going through some of my pictures from Hong Kong the other day and I noticed something interesting; Hong Kong makes people sleepy. It’s true! See for yourself. Oddly though, it seems to be an affliction of the older male. 最近僕の取った写真を見た。面白事を悟りました。「成る程」と言いました。香港は人々を眠くなるようだ。本当だと思います。写真を見て下さい。でも、おじさんらしいだけ。変だなぁ。
June 19th was the official dragon boat festival in Hong Kong. It traditionally happens on the fifth day of the fifth moon of the lunar calendar. Many know of the festival but do you know the reason for it? Here’s an excerpt from the HK government web site. Also known as Tuen Ng Festival, commemorates … More Dragon boat festival ドラゴンボート祭り
So that’s what Hong Kong island looks like?! We had an amazing run of clear skies here last week. Not as thrilling are the high temperatures (over 34°C the day the picture was taken) that have come along with the blue. あ〜、分かった！それは香港島だ。先週に晴れわたった空がありました。その時にはきれいですね。でも、もう蒸し暑いですよ。写真を取ったの日に３４度ぐらいでした。 We had the school sports day on May 30th. Good fun had by … More Miscellaneous bits