Arriving in Japan // Back to Awaji-shima // Kiseki no Hoshi // Trip to Shimane Prefecture // Adachi Museum of Art // Yuushien Garden // Izumo Taisha // Train to Kyoto Blimey, I feel like I’ve done a lot of things in the last few days. Although, I think it does feel like that when… Read More Adachi Museum of Art: a psycho-emotional journey
10(?) Gardens in 18 months // Where Have I been? // Multiple House Moves // A New Job // Back to Japan Adventuring again makes it sound a little like I haven’t been doing any adventuring since my last post. I have- in fact, I’ve been doing A LOT of adventuring- but like all lapsed bloggers,… Read More I’m Adventuring Again
Two Shikoku Trips // Farewell Presentation // Vegan Party in Osaka // Display Change // Last day! Thursday was my last day at Kiseki no Hoshi, and I’m flying to the USA today. I can’t believe it! I’m sure that I only just got here. Didn’t I? Luckily the last few weeks have been very busy so I haven’t… Read More I’ll Miss You, Japan!
Conservatory Changeover // Pot or No Pot? // Girls Day // Cherry Blossom is Starting Spring has come! At least inside Kiseki no Hoshi it has. Last week it suddenly got really warm and lovely: I turned my heating off, put my hot water bottle away and even looked up the Japanese for suncream. Yesterday, however,… Read More Spring has Sprung // Harugakita 春が来た
Quick Changeovers // Floral Arrangement // Innovative Display Horticulture Methods // My Display Work // Orchids Really Are Amazing I’ve been writing a lot about my travels but so far, I haven’t written anything about work at Kiseki no Hoshi, which is quite misleading because I spend most of my time there, and it’s why I came to Japan in the first… Read More Orchid Technology
First week of work at Kiseki no Hoshi- Meeting Tsujimoto Sensei- 苔, 苔 and more 苔 It’s probably time to admit that until last Tuesday, when we started working at Kiseki no Hoshi (Planet of Miracles) Museum of Plants, I didn’t actually know what it was. I know it sounds a little mad to commit yourself to working on the… Read More Kokedama Dreams