カテゴリー: 知櫻 Chio

Spring rain 花の雨

Cold rain in the season of the blooming cherry blossoms somehow … [続きを読む Spring rain 花の雨]

Visiting the grave, at last やっとの事で

This month I finally got to visit the grave of my mother’s natal … [続きを読む Visiting the grave, at last やっとの事で]

Fondness for a color 長年の好み

My mother loves clothing of indigotic color. https://www.faceboo[続きを読む Fondness for a color 長年の好み]

Written oracle 静かなパワースポット

Yesterday, coincidentally, fell on the Full Moon in the Libra, I … [続きを読む Written oracle 静かなパワースポット]

The Rolling Stones! 流石転石!

I went and enjoyed the exhibition about various aspects of the R … [続きを読む The Rolling Stones! 流石転石!]

Women love their hair 髪は女の命

  Yesterday I took my mother to a beauty parlor. Beautician … [続きを読む Women love their hair 髪は女の命]

Good deal of walking! 歩きましたよ!

For the last three or four days, I really walked a good deal, as … [続きを読む Good deal of walking! 歩きましたよ!]

Mysterious and fascinating pictures タロットカード

On this rainy day in spring, I went to ask for a tarot card read … [続きを読む Mysterious and fascinating pictures タロットカード]

Custom of visiting a grave お彼岸なので

  I was planning to visit the grave of my mother’s natal ho … [続きを読む Custom of visiting a grave お彼岸なので]

I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!

The task for today’s practice session was to use more than one b … [続きを読む I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!]

Feel of spring 温かくなってきました

I used two brushes at a time.  According to my teacher, it is OK … [続きを読む Feel of spring 温かくなってきました]

Same thing, different things ところ変われば・・・

They carry the same material, a haiku on a scarlet flower.  They … [続きを読む Same thing, different things ところ変われば・・・]

Copying practice 気を遣ってもらって・・・

I am not at all pleased with the result of this copying practice … [続きを読む Copying practice 気を遣ってもらって・・・]

I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!

The small one is the task for today’s practice session, “thinkin … [続きを読む I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!]

I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!

The task for today’s practice session was again using two brushe … [続きを読む I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!]

I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!

The tasks for today’s practice session were:  Using two brushes … [続きを読む I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!]

Collaboration work 母娘合作

At the annual new-year calligraphy exhibition My mother who turn … [続きを読む Collaboration work 母娘合作]

Finishing the work これで仕上がり

My mother did the last stoke of the letter, “DREAM”「夢」to finish … [続きを読む Finishing the work これで仕上がり]

People in Kansai love this festival えべっさん

There are many shrines in Japan that enshrine Ebisu, a god of bu … [続きを読む People in Kansai love this festival えべっさん]

First calligraphy of the year Excellent luck 書初め 大吉

First calligraphy is traditionally practiced on January 2nd. Thi … [続きを読む First calligraphy of the year Excellent luck 書初め 大吉]

Happy new year 謹賀新年

Our entrance on the New Year Day. The letter may look like a San … [続きを読む Happy new year 謹賀新年]

Old practice on the midwinter night 柚子入りお風呂

Today falls on the Winter Solstice. It is a long tradition in Ja … [続きを読む Old practice on the midwinter night 柚子入りお風呂]

I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!

The first line:  Good fortune, worldly happiness, including econ … [続きを読む I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!]

I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!

The task for today’s practice session was a calendar for the yea … [続きを読む I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!]

Inspiration from a good, old friend 持つべきものは・・・

I wrote this one, being inspired by a good, old friend who conta … [続きを読む Inspiration from a good, old friend 持つべきものは・・・]

Different class 愛の格

These are “LOVE’s” by my teacher and myself.  There is a distanc … [続きを読む Different class 愛の格]

I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!

Today we learned Seal script.  It was almost an unknown world to … [続きを読む I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!]

Pleasure of calligraphy in daily life 海外からのお客さまに

I have always tried to realize “pleasure of calligraphy in daily … [続きを読む Pleasure of calligraphy in daily life 海外からのお客さまに]

I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!

In today’s practice session, I asked my teacher to comment … [続きを読む I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!]

I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!

The task for today’s practice session was to write like a ten-ye … [続きを読む I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!]

Special moon 夜の散歩

After dinner on the eve of harvest moon, I went out for a short … [続きを読む Special moon 夜の散歩]

Another collaboration work 母と娘の共作

One heart, ten thousand flowers A devoted mind to what you value … [続きを読む Another collaboration work 母と娘の共作]

Expressing gratitude 初めての絵手紙

This is my first picture letter. My longtime true friend who alw … [続きを読む Expressing gratitude 初めての絵手紙]

Two styles 好みの問題

“Even in a wildwater, the moon would NOT flow away.” The phrase … [続きを読む Two styles 好みの問題]

Dragon in the future これもちょっと古い話

Similarly to my post about the double rainbow, this happened a c … [続きを読む Dragon in the future これもちょっと古い話]

Typhoon? No. Rainbow 吉兆その2

While a large, powerful typhoon is approaching, I suddenly remem … [続きを読む Typhoon? No. Rainbow 吉兆その2]

Just a little experiment お帰りなさい

The photo shows a result of a little experiment I made to see ho … [続きを読む Just a little experiment お帰りなさい]

Happy birthday! 甲骨文字でお祝い

Today marks the birthday of the wife of the couple who both have … [続きを読む Happy birthday! 甲骨文字でお祝い]

Name of her company 向日葵

An old friend of mine asked me to write the name of her company, … [続きを読む Name of her company 向日葵]

Four fans 既に海外へ

I have already sent abroad these four fans with my calligraphy o … [続きを読む Four fans 既に海外へ]

Presentation 馬子にも衣装

Since these are quite small (calligraphy on postcards), how to p … [続きを読む Presentation 馬子にも衣装]

Calligraphy on postcards お気軽に!

For some time, I have been thinking of using postcards for my ca … [続きを読む Calligraphy on postcards お気軽に!]

Three more fans 暑過ぎて

As the hot days of unbearable heat never seems to end, I did wor … [続きを読む Three more fans 暑過ぎて]

Happy birthday やっと90歳

Today is my mother’s ninetieth birthday.  We received best wishe … [続きを読む Happy birthday やっと90歳]

Which to choose 懇親会用

Tomorrow, we students of our calligraphy school will have a conv … [続きを読む Which to choose 懇親会用]

I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!

These are the results of today’s practice session; copying pract … [続きを読む I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!]

Special practice session 特別稽古日でした

I was really glad to meet with someone from abroad for the first … [続きを読む Special practice session 特別稽古日でした]

My purpose was… 狙ったのは・・・

I tried to go for a refreshing cool atmosphere. https://www.face[続きを読む My purpose was… 狙ったのは・・・]

Step by step 時間かかりそう・・・

    The rainy season may have ended already.  However, … [続きを読む Step by step 時間かかりそう・・・]

Same letters, different styles 同じ課題で

These express same letters in different cursive styles. https:// … [続きを読む Same letters, different styles 同じ課題で]