Monday, November 30, 2009

Shimenawa ….(標縄・注連縄・七五三縄)

Shimenawa ….(標縄・注連縄・七五三縄)lengths of braided rope make by rice straw and used for decorate to Shrine during the New Year period in Japan. Community farmers of Ikeda city in Fukui prefecture made a Shimenawa for decorate to entrance of Shrine up coming New Year.

Saturday, November 28, 2009


Attractive leaf shapes and colors given more beautiful on winter time in Japanese garden and public park.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Radish one of a main vegetable in wintertime in Japan. They use it by putting on Soba as a source, some eat by boiled. They also make pickles with it so that they can keep it in wintertime.
Last week, thousands of radish appeared in the central city area in Fukui.
The agriculture association of Fukui put them to appeal their products.
In the countryside of Fukui, they make pickles by drying radish like this.