I have been working and playing hockey for six years now and I’m trying to qualify for some international tournaments in the future to represent Canada.
The officer is a tall man with a well defined jaw and full beard. His white T-shirt, long sleeves and baseball cap are all reflective of his service. He has three young children and is proud, he tells me, of those they have. But he also speaks with a lot of pain.
The first time I played hockey, my mom was there. She has been through her entire life. I don’t think she could look me in the eyes and feel how tough it is to get back into the game,“ he tells me.
Even today, at my age, I still feel like I can’t do this. I have a family, I want to make them proud, and I want to help them in some way.
From the time of the arrival of the first modern-art museum in Kyoto in 1868 to the opening in the late 19th Century and now, when it is the main attraction of Japanese cities, there has been a continuing push to make Kyoto „one of the worlds cultural centres.
And if they don’t think about how many are to come, they are living their own little dream. They might as well just hope that it comes out.
Journey in Japan„, „the book that I’m reading right now“. Then the man starts writing the book in Japanese. Then we see a Japanese girl reading it. His last name is Hirose, but I have no idea what it is. Maybe it’s a name of someone he met in Japan. This whole thing is ridiculous. So they go to a hotel. They go to a hotel that sells „journey in Japan“ books. They go to the „Kanji hotel“. You do not see any real Japanese people anywhere… It has really good beds in the hotel. And they go to the „Journey in Japan“ room. In this room, I am told, is a Buddhist temple. They sit and read the book. When you sit down to read the book, there are three people in front of you. They are Japanese, Korean, and a Chinese.
They are talking about how you must be Japanese to appreciate the story. That’s what they say.