Ryokan SHIBAYA in Kanazawa - Japanese Style Hostel

at home at Ryokan Shibaya (3 minutes walk from the JR Kanazawa Station)

This is a snack to go with beer.


8:00AM 28th May Rainy



My daughter made snack to go with beer to me.
Look too good to eat!


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introverted personality


11:30AM 18th April Sunny



My son is speaking with guest!!!
I was stunned by this sight.
Because he is introverted personality, and I had never seen that he is speaking with guests before.


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arrive from United Kingdom



2:00PM 8th April Sunny



He came back safe and sound from London today.
I'm grateful to you who supported him.


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entrance ceremony


9:30AM 7th April Snow


    
I attended my child's entrance ceremony of high school.
"Let's make your high school life meaningful!"


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party for starting school


11:00AM 5th April Sunny



The party for starting school was held.
They are the classmates from a nursery school.


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Ishikawa prefecture Driver and Vehicle Licensing Centre


1:00PM 4th April Cloudy



I went to the department of motor vehicles to renew my driver's license today.
Next renewal is five years later.
I want to be able to drive again until then.


London life


3:30PM 2nd April Sunny



Dear old-Hideki, Mitsuharu, Eri, Shiori, Chisa,
Excuse us for the inconvenience.
Thanks to your help, my son is enjoying his London life.
I leave him in your hands for a few days left.


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nippon tatami


3:00PM 31st March Rainy



Tatami are thick mats made of rice straw and they are used to cover the floor in Japanese rooms.
Japanese people often lie on the tatami and relax!
If you are coming to Japan, We would like you to experience tatami.


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Kanazawa local television network


9:00AM 29th March Sunny



They were filmed for a special program on a Kanazawa local television network.
This was first experience for them.
And, that caused a lot of tension.


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inoculation


12:30PM 22nd March



She got an inoculation of cervical cancer.
This was the 3rd time and finished!


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busy month



11:30AM 20th March Cloudy


March is a busy month.
The years go so quickly!
such as: *final return, *graduation and fit for school, *my parents anniversary, *my son's birthday, *my birthday...
...and it's also the beginning of Spring!


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commemorative photo


10:30AM 15th March Sunny



We took a commemorative photo.
We wish We will be happy forever!
Father:79 year-old, Mother:77 year-old, I:51 year-old, Son:16 year-old, Daughter:15 year-old


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girls-only gathering


11:00AM 13th March Cloudy



They enjoyed talking, drinking, taking photos and so on.
There were only girls.
We call such gathering "jyoshikai" in Japanese.



prayer for schoolwork success


8:30AM 11th March Sunny


    
My nephew who goes on to university and my daughter who goes on to high school.
We visited to the shrine and did prayer for schoolwork success.


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graduation ceremony


3:00PM 10th March Cloudy



March in Japan is the season of graduation ceremonies.
I attended my daughter's graduation ceremony.


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white makeup


8:00AM 4th March Sunny



My daughter did white makeup for the first time.
It was made white-makeup not only at her face, but from arms and back.

    
She put on rouge her lips, and wear costumes, and it is done!


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likeness



3:00PM 25th February Cloudy



My daughter is writing the likeness for classbook!


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Japanese dance recital


10:00AM 19th February Sunny




My daughter danced at Japanese dance recital.


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Saturday Cooking


9:30AM 18th February Sunny




yum-yum!


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youth



1:00PM 30th January Sunny


I'm glad that you guys came!
This will be part of being young...


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snow shoveling


2:00PM 26th January Sunny



Kanazawa city got 27 centimeters of snow.
We are clearing the road of snow.


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classmate



3:30PM 24th January Sunny


My son's classmates came over unexpectedly!


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What a relief!


2:00PM 17th January Cloudy



My daughter found the high school which commutes from this spring.
What a relief!
Now, she is enjoying cooking.


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calligraphy


4:00PM 13th January Rainny



This year as well, the calligraphy of schoolchildren is offered in the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art.


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pastry chef


10:30AM 6th January Cloudy





This is the sweets that my daughter made.
She has dreams of becoming a pastry chef !?


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living room


4:00PM 5th January cloudy



This is Scenes from living room (Japanese-style).
Everyone are lying on the Tatami mats and watching TV.
What do you think about this?


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first calligraphy of the year


11:00AM 2nd January Cloudy



"Kakizome" is the first calligraphy writing of the New Year.
We write auspicious words with a brush.


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New Year's Day


1:00PM 1st January Cloudy



Wishing you a happy new year!
I look forward to your continued good will in the coming year.



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New Year dishes


4:30PM 31st December Sunny



She was busy getting ready for New Year dishes.
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It's ready!


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New Year's card


2:00PM 28th December Sunny



My mother was writing New Year's cards all day.


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E-mail:
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Address:
2-19-7, Honmachi Kanazawa city, Ishikawa 920-0853
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+81-(0)76-222-3270