Jodo Grade Exam in Tokyo

My English friends went to Japan to take a Jodo grade exam in Tokyo.

I went to there by train and changed the line at the Takao station to arrive at Hazama station.

I could see Japanese teacher and friends from U.K. and Australia.

Then I went to Chuo University for a lecture.
First I went to the restaurant in the university; Hill Top.

I really wanted to have lunch in Hill Top.

The system is to buy a ticket, then go to the counter.

I ate the meal, it was less than five pounds!

On the wall,  I could see many information.

I really enjoyed to see the calligraphy.

Rice Cake Party of Shimane Kendo Club in Tokyo

Every January my local Kendo Club organised a Rice Cake Party from when I was a child.

Rice cake is handmade by Kendo Club’s parents and members.

It is a traditional way to cook rice.

Then make race cake in the old way.

The ladies fravor the rice cake.

Red beans rice cake is popular in Japan, so they make a lot.

Inside the gym, the ladies cook soup for rice cake.

During the cooking, Kendo club menbers are praciting.

Everybody likes rice cake.
The season was cold but I went to Kendo practice to eat rice cake with my friends.

We must thank the perants who cook such a delicious rice cake dishes every year.

Mumeishi 3’s 2017

The 2017 Mumeishi threes was held on Saturday 18th November.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I was delighted to announce that
Hanamaruki company supported the Mumeishi 3’s!

Hanamaruki company gave us Liquid Shio Koji.

Clearspring Ltd also supported the Mumeishi 3’s!
Clearspring gave us rice cracker and offered 25% Off shopping!

Mumeishi members prepared for the event.
My position was cooking Japanese traditional meal for members before the day of Mumeishi threes, so I did not run Japanese Calligraphy class on Thursday…

 

 

 

 

Friday night, some Mumeishi members came to my house and we ate together. Then we went to set up the Mumeishi 3’s.

 

 

 

 

At last we finished the set up.

On the day, a lot of people came to attend the match.
Here is the site of photo album.
https://www.facebook.com/pg/MumeishiKendoClub/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1888447087850623