Archive | July 2015

Cultural Festival in Crewe

This is me at a cultural festival in Crewe (Sunday 12th July).  I ran a calligraphy and origami workshop.  It was so rewarding to see so many people interested in Japanese culture.  Everyone who took part in the workshop did a fantastic job and it was a real pleasure to help people to learn how to create origami and to write in Japanese.

I was wearing a yukata, a Japanese garment.  It is a casual summer kimono usually made of cotton or synthetic fabric, and unlined. Like other forms of traditional Japanese clothing, yukatas are made with straight seams and wide sleeves.

I can’t wait until my next workshop!


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