September has come!

Hi everyone! It’s September already. The old name of September in Japanese is called "Nagatsuki" (長月).  In the daytime, the temperature rises and the hot days continue. However, the temperature…

New Tea Season is coming!

「夏も近づく八十八夜 野にも山にも若葉が茂る あれに見えるは茶摘みじゃないか あかねだすきに菅の笠 日和続きの今日このごろを 心のどかに摘みつつ歌う 摘めよ 摘め摘め 摘まねばならぬ 摘まにゃ日本の茶にならぬ」 ↑This is a Japanese song about Hachiji-hachiya and tea picking. Hachiju-hachiya (八十八夜), one of the Zassetsu (Specific days for seasons other than the 24 divisions…

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