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Haiku to Japadog

16 April 2018 – Sunshine & relative warmth in a soggy week, perfect for our visit to Sakura (“flowering cherry tree”) Days at the VanDusen Botanical Garden. 425 kata lagi


Final Fantasy VII battle music sounds even better when played on a shamisen【Video】

Raises the possible simile: “That’s as Japanese as Final Fantasy music on a shamisen.” 420 kata lagi


The Best Place To Busk

A system had been put in place to prevent the buskers brawling over choice spots. Before then, there had been several fights and more than a few broken instruments as assorted musicians and performers came to blows over time spent in the most profitable places. 1.388 kata lagi

Creative Writing

3 Stringed Instruments

The other day I was reading one of my middle school textbooks, and came across a passage that mentioned an instrument called a sanshin (三線) which means 3 lines, or 3 stringed instrument. 471 kata lagi

While my Shamisen Gently Weeps

This song is one of those enduring classics, and there are many covers, but this one maybe my favourite version, even on par with the original. 54 kata lagi


In Between Autumn Foliage, Obscure Temple, and Shamisen Strings

New year, (not) new me! The last few months passed in a blur, and to be honest, I don’t remember much of anything that I didn’t write or take in photos. 1.917 kata lagi