Tag Archives: cherry blossom

Happy Cherry Blossom viewing

This year, it was wet and windy and cold for much of the cherry-blossom season. I managed to get a few photos towards the end. Help yourself. (Click on image to see larger version.) Please check out Nara resident Stardust English Talk’s photo blog whose photos are much better than mine.         […]

Cherry blossom roundup

I’m always a little bit crazy about sakura. This year I went to several places to see the blossoms. What you see below are some of the photos I took in Tokyo, Boso peninsula in Chiba prefecture, Kobe, and Yoshino in Nara prefecture. via Through the Sapphire Sky: 2014 Sakura, cherry blossoms. I did not […]

Cherry blossom season not quite over

I thought the season was over, but Sarah shows me it’s not. Stunning photos. The “Matabe” cherry tree is well worth a visit, if you are in Nara at that time of year. Please read, “Spring is (still) in full swing 2”. I recommend the following digital products: WP GDPR Fix, a WordPress plugin that […]

Tribute to cherry blossom

Taken at the Yamato Bunka-kan museum, Nara, April 10th, 2012. Click any image to see a larger version. The day was overcast. My friend Cosmos went the day before and had sunshine. See her photos on Cosmos English Writing blog. My friend Narastoryteller took some lovely photos of cherry trees in the rain. See Sakura, Sakura. […]

Cherry blossom viewing? There’s an app for that! Check out the “hanami” app for iPhone & Android

Impress your friends: tell them where the best spots for “hanami” (cherry-blossom viewing) and exactly what stage the blossoms are at, just using this nifty cell-phone app.

Atomic-blasted cherry trees 被爆桜

On NHK this Saturday morning, there was a short program about the “atomic-blasted cherry trees” 被爆桜 (hibaku-sakura). (Apparently this was a re-run of a May 4th program). A number of cherry trees along the river in Hiroshima were directly hit by the atomic blast, August 6th, 1945. Yet, miraculously, they bloomed the following spring, lifting people’s […]

Stardust English Talk: Passing sakura

Personally, I like the cherry blossom when they start falling off the trees, falling like snow. So I really enjoyed Stardust’s photos and text about the “passing sakura”.  Here’s one. There are more beautiful photos and text at Stardust English Talk: Passing sakura. I recommend the following digital products: WP GDPR Fix, a WordPress plugin […]

Stardust English Talk: Sakura Reflections

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Cosmos English writing blog: Cherry Blossoms Again

More cherry blossom photos from one of my Nara lady English bloggers. This year, I can’t get enough of them. They waft glorious joyful love. They prompt me to think back on my life on each occasion and jog memories of the year that has gone. Last year I saw them with a friend pushing […]

One Time One Meeting: Sakura・・・・・

Another Nara lady English blogger with beautiful photos. Cherry trees in full bloom. I’m so glad they are not restraining themselves. Sakura or cherry blossoms have been long loved by people in Japan. Sakura bloom and fall. And they love from the beginning (even before the beginning) to the end, every phase of Sakura. They […]