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Japan to Release Water from Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant This Year

16 Jan 2023 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno stated that Japan is planning on gradually releasing over 1,000,000 tonnes of water from the destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear powerplant in either the spring or summer this year. According to the I...

Coinbase is ceasing operations in Japan

15 Jan 2023 1 minute read 8 comments ZeroRequiem

Hey Peeps!     Coming in hot with a quick news story.    Coinbase announced, via an interview, that they will be closing down their operations in Japan.  There has not been too much information disclosed regarding the future, but Coinbase went on to...

Cats from Fushimi Inari

29 Nov 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Emeraldtiger

The true guardian of the Shrine Recently I went to Fushimi Inari which is a whole mountain dedicated to the Shinto God Inari.(You can have a look at the full post here !) Keeping an eye on the Inari statue Inari is a fox divinity dedicated to rice an...

The sacred grounds of Fushimi Inari, Japan

28 Nov 2022 1 minute read 1 comment Emeraldtiger

Hi everyone! In this post, we will discover the sacred ground of Fushimi Inari in Japan.This is not a simple shrine but rather a whole mountain with multiple shrines to honor the fox divinity Inari. Guardian fox of Inari Shrine Inari is a god of the...

Liquid Gold

25 Nov 2022 1 minute read 2 comments Emeraldtiger

A cup of liquid gold I woke up to a beautiful morning, and when I prepared my morning cups, I noticed an unusual light reflection. The light coming through the half-transparent window made these beautiful patterns on the surface of the liquid. It i...

Water for tea (part 2)

23 Nov 2022 2 minute read 0 comments Emeraldtiger

Hello everyone! Today I would like to tell you a bit more about water for tea.A few days ago we saw that to make a good a cup of tea we first need good water. Then, what does “good quality water” mean for Tea? Since water is a central element in tea...

Water is the mother of tea

18 Nov 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Emeraldtiger

Hello everyone! Today I would like to tell you a story about Tea, and more specifically, water for tea. Whether you are a seasoned Gong Fu artist preparing tea with the strictest discipline or throwing a teabag in a mug as a mere morning muscle memo...

Haiku, a form of Japanese poetry

10 Nov 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Emeraldtiger

This post was originally published on Hive on my account @emeraldtiger Haiku is a Japanese form of poetry that was popularized by the Japanese poet Bashō (1644-1694). When transposed to English, Haiku is often composed with the following rules in mi...

Introduction of my blog about Japan and Tea

8 Nov 2022 3 minute read 1 comment Emeraldtiger

Cherry blossom in a park near Tokyo This post was first published on Hive blockchain at: https://peakd.com/hive-174578/@emeraldtiger/self-introduction-to-hive-and Hello everyone! I am David, I have a blog on Hive blockchain (@emeraldtiger) but this...

How to Buy Bitcoin in Japan

30 Oct 2022 11 minute read 0 comments AndrewCF

  Japan is one of the most futuristic countries in the world, at least when it comes to technology. In this cryptocurrency buying tutorial, you will learn everything you need to know about getting started with Bitcoin and other digital currencie...