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7 joys of life during the Japanese rainy season

Right now, it is ‘Tsuyu’ or the Japanese rainy season, also called ‘baiyu’. It comes just in the end of spring in the beginning of June, providing a cool climate before the hot Japanese summer. The name ‘Tsuyu’ means plum rain and it might be because this is the season of plum fruit ripening. It…

Shine Shine Monk! Teru Teru Bozu!

duncansensei.com/ THE BIG DAY All of you may have a special day that you are really waiting for. You may wait impatiently for your birthday, or for the day to celebrate your first meeting with your boyfriend/ girlfriend, or a big event that happened before in your life, etc. Just before the BIG DAY, if…

Make it shine on a rainy day with Teru-Teru Bozu!

When you were a child, you had outdoor school trips. When you were in high school, you’d go shopping with your friends. If you have a child now, you probably often take him or her outside to play or for a walk. But what did you do when the weather forecast would say it was…