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E73C The Road to being GeishaE73C The Road to being Geisha
Show Notes for episode 73C of our Podcast – The Road to being Geisha. Story Notes When life began as a maiko all of Mineko’s time disappeared. Her schedule seemed a little grueling. And don’t forget she is only 15 still at this time. Her days would begin at 6[...]
E73B Becoming MaikoE73B Becoming Maiko
Show Notes for episode 73B of our Podcast – Becoming Maiko. Story Notes We continue today the tale of Mineko, as she comes ever closer to becoming a fully fledged Geisha. But it is not going to be an easy time for her. On January 9th one of her nephews[...]
E73A Adopted into the Geisha WorldE73A Adopted into the Geisha World
Show Notes for episode 73A of our Podcast – Adopted into the Geisha World. Story Notes Our story now looks into the life of the woman called. Mineko Iwasaki, a woman who was actually interviewed for the book Memoirs of a Geisha. Her original name was Masako Tanaka Still alive[...]