June 1, 2020

I took the train for the first time after the Intelligent Lockdown was implemented and walked through the city of Amsterdam.
I met an acquaintance by chance, but we did not hug.

December 31, 2019

My partner who works and cares for his mother in Japan arrived in t...

January 5, 2019

A storm of fireworks always heralds the beginning of the year in the Netherlands. For the past five years, our family has been celebrating the New Year in the Netherlands, but this year was the first time that my sons participated in lighting fireworks with the rest of...

September 11, 2018

I went to the Japanese embassy to pick up a kimono rack to exhibit Mr. Hiroya Fujii’s kimono and some confectionery plates. They shall be used for the next International Day of Peace Amsterdam. Since I have no car, I had no choice but to ride a train because the displa...

July 29, 2018

Today I went to the Sushi Festival in Amsterdam with my whole family. My two older sons joined the Sushi Workshop. It was so popular that there were only two seats left. The registration fee is 20 Euro. In the workshop, the rolling of sushi are taught in two ways -- tr...

September 22, 2017

My eldest son Asobi Ogino, HIroya Fujii (a kimono designer) and I will participate in the "International Day of Peace Amsterdam 2017" event tomorrow.

It is a non-profit cultural event aiming for the realization of world peace. Multicultural performing artists and musici...

September 19, 2017

I would like to thank the Embassy of Japan for promoting our event, The International Day of Peace Amsterdam, on their website.



August 16, 2016

One Sky, One World (an organization which I am a part of ) will take part in the "International Day of Peace" event which will be  held on September 11, 2016 at Oude Kuthers Kerk, Amsterdam. Hiroya Fujii is a Kimono designer who is also a project member of ONE SKY, ONE...

July 15, 2016

This is an invitation to everyone who may want to see world renowned photographer and founder of the NEX-78 PHOTO CLUB Satoshi Seno. I was able to participate in last year's event and I am happy to have one of my photographs on display this year.
This year's theme is "...

November 9, 2015

Our kids' school held a Halloween parade and costume contest also this year. I had to receive some guests at home on the day and was unable to go and take the photos at the school. But happily enough, our three, repeat three! , kids all got the prize for "most scary" c...

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