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KAJIさん: 外国語練習日記
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  • 浅間神社の例大祭
  • Omikoshi of Asama-Shrine Annual festival of Asama-Shrine in Nagareyama was held today.It enshrined Konohana-Sakuya-hime who is th
    e incarnation of deity of Mt Fuji. There is one Asama-Shrine near my hometown Yamanashi-prefecture, which had founded much earlier
    than that of Nagareyama. I noticed some differences in manners between those two shrine’s festivals. I found some private photo
    graphers an [続きを読む]
  • World Cup 2018 日本初戦突破
  • JAPAN 2 , COLOMBIA 1 Japan celebrates first victory over Colombia at World Cup 2018. It was also revenge for Brazil WC 2014, whe
    n Japan lost the game with 1-4 to the team from South America. This time, a player of Colombia had to leave the pitch for his red
    card just 3 minutes after the game begun and the team kept fighting with ten men against Japan. Japan goaled with PK at the red ca
    rd opportu [続きを読む]
  • あぢさい寺
  • Hydrangea temple, you must see. Yesterday, I visited Hondo-ji which is famous with hydrangea. Actually, I didn’t know the temple was comparably close to my city and some of my neighbors recommended the beauty of the flower in June so I went there to take photos. Yes, it was overwhelming. Large garden featured with pond, hills and bamboos was really wonderful and reminded me of a Buddhist utopia [続きを読む]
  • 能のふるさと鎌倉
  • Kamakura and Noh Yesterday, I joined a day trip of a Japanese cultural circle.Destination of the trip was Kamakura where Noh deve
    loped its idea and tales in 11th century. We visited historical sites, taken to Noh play scrips, which tell us about how people of
    those days saw the world and life.At Shomyoji, the lecturer recited a part of Noh piece, made me have an illusion of the old days
    . にほ [続きを読む]
  • 日大アメフト部監督会見はしたが
  • Press Conference of Nihon Univ. The day before yesterday, the American football player of Nihon Univ. attended a press conference
    on dangerous counterfeit tackle case, spoke out the situation before and during the game with Kansei-Gakuin team. As the response
    of his press conference, ex-Director and coach of Nichidai American Football Club had another press conf. yesterday, to explain t
    he circum [続きを読む]
  • 我が家最後の小学校運動会
  • The Last Sports Day My youngest son had the last Sports Day yesterday.As it was all over, I saw tears were about to break out fro
    m his eyes because he was defeated.In the previous years, he had always won the individual race and his group had overwhelmed anot
    her group just as a piece of cake. This year, however, he couldn’t get any prize and his group was severely defeated by the oppo
    nents. Neve [続きを読む]
  • 日大アメフト部の危険な反則タックル
  • A Foul Tackle A case involving a dangerous counterfeit tackle by Nichidai Football Club, during the game with Kansei Gakuin, is cr
    iticized every day and everywhere. Regarding the case, the point everybody angry about is that Director Uchida of Nichidai club, w
    ho instructed to the player to cause the offense, gave evasive explanation to avoid criticism over him. Moreover, despite the fact
    that the [続きを読む]
  • さようなら西城秀樹
  • Saijo, Hideki passed away Hideki Saijo, one of the most popular idols of Showa era, passed away by acute heart failure at 23:53 o
    n May 16th, 2018. He was born in 1955 in Hiroshima-prefecture and started to learn jazz drums as he was a boy. When he was a high
    school student, he was scouted and moved to Tokyo.Saijo debuted in 1972 and soon became popular with his powerful singing style. S
    ince then, [続きを読む]
  • 吹奏楽のイベント
  • The World of Brass Last Saturday, there was “The World of Brass” event at Kashiwanoha-Park.Some twenty junior/senior high schools gathered and gave their performance on open-air stage. Not only the quality of their music was high, but attitude of young people to performance really touched my heart.Compare to decades ago, brass band or wind ensemble became so popular in school club activity. And [続きを読む]
  • 子どもと作る母の日のディナー
  • Mother’s Day It was Mother’s Day. My children suggested cooking dinner for their mom and I was involved to help them. Mom, of-course, happily welcomed their plan, saying “how nice to be relaxed in the evening time.” Their cooking plan was Mabo-Tofu, simple and easy cooking but challenge for them.The youngest one washed rice and set it to cooker. He also cut Tofu into small cubes.His sister w [続きを読む]
  • ゴーヤ苗
  • Pots of Bitter Gourd. We had cloudy and rainy days from Monday this week that made us feel as if we are back to the beginning of
    spring. It made me troubled on my gardening plan, too. During the GW, I bought three pots of young bitter gourd in expectation of
    having the green curtain in coming summer. As you know, bitter gourd is vegetable of summer season and it hates chilly weather. So
    I missed [続きを読む]
  • 6月の英検に申し込みました
  • EIKEN exam Grade 1. Today, I applied for Eiken exam grade 1. This is my Eiken challenge for the first time over a decade. I passed
    pre-grade 1 test before and it was enough to use English in my work place.I am neither native speaker nor bilingual but can commu
    nicate with colleagues from oversea.Simply, I didn’t feel necessity to challenge further Eiken test. Recently, however, a desire
    to improve [続きを読む]
  • カレーで〆るGW
  • Spicy curry closed GW Golden Week was over.I used to take my family to holiday resorts when my children were little.But now two o
    f them are students, want to play not with parents but with their school friends. Besides, the youngest child has attended a speci
    al course of ballet class during GW, so it was rather quiet days this year. Yesterday, I was absorbed to gardening in whole morni
    ng then so [続きを読む]
  • ベトナムの人に乗換案内した話
  • A Vietnamese woman “Sumimasen”A young lady called me to stop, at a station’s platform. It was the day before yesterday, while I was on the way to the walking event.“Yes, what can I help you?” The moment I replied her in Japanese, I sensed that she was a foreigner, maybe from one of the east-south Asian countries. Actually, she told me that she was Vietnamese and could speak very little Japan [続きを読む]
  • 「北総ウォーク」に参加しました
  • Hokuso-Walk I took part in a walking event, hosted by Hokuso-Railroad. It was hot but windy so comfortable day to walk around. At
    the green field, located 11th km from start point, there was a festival of carp streamers, run by local residents. Crowds of carp
    streamers, swimming in the air, were really awesome. But wait! If no blows of wind, they are just “dried fish”, hanged outsid
    e of house.I [続きを読む]
  • ピアノの発表会
  • Improve your motivation to love music. Recently, “Heartful Concert”, hosted by a music studio, was held at a prefectural hall
    . It was an occasion for learners of the studio to show their everyday practice with their instruments. My daughter has been lear
    ning piano at the studio for almost 10 years since she was 5 or 6. Thanks for the teacher’s appropriate guidance, she could impr
    ove her piano [続きを読む]
  • TOKIOの謝罪会見
  • TOKIO’s apology As I turned on TV yesterday, TOKIO’s press conference of apology was going on in live relay. They were there to express their regret about the indecent assault, Tatsuya Yamaguchi had done, and was revealed to public recently. All of them wore black suit, black tie and white shirt, like attendants at a funeral service. In a way, it would be the final day for TOKIO to be an idol g [続きを読む]
  • 連休疲れ
  • Being Tired with Golden Week. One of my FB friends is lively guy, good father, brimming with curiosity and posting his leisure act
    ivity to FB every weekend. So, his FB account is filled with happy selfies. This time he got 9 consecutive holidays with full of s
    pecial schedule but… something went wrong. He told me (actually he is my neighbor and met him by chance near his house) that he
    already got [続きを読む]
  • 靴まつり市
  • Festival for Shoes manufacturers. Is it a Shinto festival or just a bargain sale? A couple of days ago, there was “Kon-kon Shoes Market” at Tamahime-Inari shrine (玉姫稲荷神社), locates in Taito Ward, Tokyo. I visited there. This shrine has over 1200 years of history and from the last century, shoes manufacturers increased in number among the Shrine Parishioner. They believe that their shoe bus [続きを読む]
  • 色とりどりの鯉のぼり
  • Free designed Carp Streamers. After seeing the Buehrle Collection with my son, we moved to Tokyo Mid Town. It was sunny and nice
    to walk along the pavement around TMT building. “Look, Daddy!” My son called me with little surprise. There were carp streamer
    s moving up and down with wind. While all the carps held in same shape, every single carp had different design on it. They were fr
    ee designed [続きを読む]
  • 「至上の印象派展」見てきました。
  • Buehrle Collection at the National Art Center. The other day, upon the request of my son, I took him to The National Art Center,
    Tokyo to see the Impressionists masterpieces from the E.G. Buehrle Collection. Buehrle was an art collector who had invested a lo
    t to collect works of French Impressionists and they were opened to the public after his death. Works of great painters like, Mone
    t, Degas, [続きを読む]
  • 歴史的南北会談。どうなる非核化。
  • Historic encounter between North and South Korea. Kim Jong Un, the leader of North Korea, crossed the Demilitarized zone line bet
    ween North and South Korea on food, as very first time since Korean peninsula had been divided in 1953. He was welcomed by Moon Ja
    e-in, the president of South Korea, with smile and they attended together the Inter-Korean Summit, prepared for this day. It would
    be a hist [続きを読む]