Going back in time a little now… (life as an Independent Artist has been busier than I expected), to remember my preparations close to entering the phase of full Geisha (Geiko) for Hachiko. Just as the preparations for Misedashi required … Continue reading
After the main Ozashiki the guests for the evening started to file out and wend their ways home as our regulars stayed behind for the private ceremony that is the (literal) end to Sakkou. Those who had the special invitations … Continue reading
2016 was a big year for me as Maiko and Geisha.. I send thanks to the many who have helped and supported me! I am now a full Geisha having experienced my debut and other things associated with becoming more … Continue reading
A video of the tale told by steph with a slideshow of our early stage okiya in Totnes… We have been providing regular Ozashiki geisha parties in our town – a post about that coming soon!
During the late summer we visited the leechwell garden in Totnes. Totnes has marvellous history.. having been rich enough to have two mints in the past! The buildings all the way up the street reflect the power and creativity of … Continue reading
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Another break in blogging…. So the next few posts will be looking back I suspect.. Totnes had another wonderful lantern festival at the end of september which it was our pleasure to attend. It was Hachidori’s first time in full … Continue reading
It’s been a long time since I have written. This summer has been so full, when I have not been teaching or studying I have been meeting family.. and taking the kids to the beach! So here is a little … Continue reading