Category: Blossoms

Blossoms Folklore Podcast Proverb

E52 The Love of Asagao

E52 The Love of Asagao

Show Notes for episode 52 of our Podcast – The Love of Asagao. Story Notes This story originally came from 1913 and so is available free of copyright and so we can include the story in full for you here today. “The morning gloryHer leaves and bells has boundMy bucket-handle[...]

Blossoms Exploration Gods and Goddesses Podcast Poetry Religion Songs World War Two

EP42B Falling Blossoms

EP42B Falling Blossoms

Show Notes for episode 42B of our Podcast – Falling Blossoms. Story Notes We want to make you aware of the sensitive topics we will be sharing today. We will do our best to present this information to you as educational, and encourage you to do further research as well.[...]

Blossoms Exploration Mountains Podcast Poetry Temples World War Two

EP42A A Passion for Cherry Blossoms

EP42A A Passion for Cherry Blossoms

Show Notes for episode 42A of our Podcast – A Passion for Cherry Blossoms. Story Notes In ancient Japan, blossoms were a symbol of new life, new beginnings. But this began to change through in second half of 19th century, accelerating dramatically in the 1930’s. They changed them to be[...]

Blossoms Folklore Songs

EP33 Mirrors

EP33 Mirrors

Show Notes for episode 33 of our Podcast – Mirrors. Story Notes The first mirror story takes us to a sculptor known as Hidari Jingorō (左 甚五郎). As well as being a sculptor, he was also comedian, actor, stroyteller and painter. Now interestingly enough he might not even have exisited[...]