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Tsumami Zaiku Instagram Live March 31, 2020 – Posted in: News

To ease my (and your) boredom of the lockdown in the UK, I am going to do an Instagram live tomorrow 1st April at 12pm UK time.

It’s not a tutorial but more of a demonstration plus general chit-chat. I will be speaking in English mostly but if you are from Japan or HK I will be responding in Japanese and Cantonese as well.

Link here: https://www.instagram.com/takara.sheffield/

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Wayo Secchu: Butterfly Bow and Kanzashi November 2, 2016 – Posted in: Accessories, Crafts

When talking about Japan, what image does it give you? Cities of neon lightings? Or traditional shrines and Torii gates? Of course, both can represent Japan. It’s a big country after all (Psst, it’s bigger than the whole of the UK). But to me, there is another side of Japan that I really like and often overlooked by other people. It’s the hybrid of Western and Japanese ideas. Wayo Secchu: Combining the West and the…

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