From Canada to Japan

Saturday, October 1, 2011

From Canada to Japan

Hello from Japan!

Date: Mon., September 26, 2011 1:53:53 PM

Hi, Diane. How’s it going?

One of those lousy rainy days, eh!
However, I feel quite upbeat.
You know why?

Well, if you read my article, you’ll know for sure.
I’ll include the important message for you at the end of the article.
Anyway, I’m sure, you enjoyed “Lady Chatterley’s Lover”,
and I’ve written about it again.

Please click the following link.

“Diane Chatterley”

I hope you’ll enjoy reading it.
Your truly skinny admirer,


Subj:I miss you!

Date: Fri, Sep 30, 2011 9:56 am

Hi Kato,
How’s it going? Have you really taken off for a trip to Japan?!

Haven’t seen you for days now, so maybe you have.
We all miss you and hope you get back to Vancouver real soon, kiddo.
You should have told us so we could have thrown you a farewell party!

Thanks for all of this on Lady Chatterley’s Lover.
Wow! What an amazing DVD.

I don’t quite agree with Pascadle Ferran’s assertion, though, that the story is basically about love and not sex.
Certainly there are the themes of class and adultery and integrity and such, but basically I saw it as a drawing together of two healthy people who were ready for some good old-fashioned sex…later the tenderness and love, and much later after we no longer are watching, perhaps the wholeness and such … but basically this was just one hot sex film.

Wonderfully done, though; powerful and palpable and exciting.
Brilliant, really. So glad you mentioned this a few weeks ago.
Of course, you know you are leading me astray.

Thanks again.
You’re just getting to be a better writer every day.

Love, Diane ~

Kato, how come you did’t tell me about your trip?

Well…I didn’t want to bother you.

C’mon, Kato.  Don’t be so narrow-minded.  Be friendly. We could have thrown you a farewell party!

That means, you would’ve wasted your time.

Oh no…that’s nonsense.  As I told you, face-to-face intercourse is the most important of all.

Diane, you need liberation from the rigid reality.  You and I are always together in the heart-to-heart communication.

Well…, anyway, Kato, are you enjoying your stay in your hometown?

Yes, most definitely, I am.

Where is your hometown?

My hometown, Gyoda, is about 60 km from Tokyo.

Gyōda (行田市)

Gyōda is a city in Saitama Prefecture, Japan.
As of April 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 87,089, with 33,570 households and a population density of 1,292.70 persons per km².
The total area is 67.37 km².
The city was founded on May 3, 1949.
On January 1, 2006 the village of Minamikawara, from Kitasaitama District, was merged into Gyōda.


Gyōda Station (JR East Takasaki Line)
Gyōdashi Station (Chichibu Railway)

Sakitama Kofun Park

Sakitama Kofun Park is a 300,000-square-meter historic park dotted with large ancient tombs, including a tomb of ancient potentates on Mt. Maruhaka-yama, one of the largest round burial mounds in Japan.


At Mt. Shogun-yama, a 91-meter-long burial mound that is square at the head and rounded at the foot, there is a display room of its interior where the stone cave hut and excavated articles have been restored to their original conditions in the 5th to 7th centuries.
Every spring, residents celebrate a fire festival, which symbolizes the myth that the ancient goddess of Japan gave birth in fire.

Ancient Lotus

Gyoda City is proud of its ancient lotuses that grow in the Kobari Marsh.
The seeds of ancient lotuses here, estimated to date back 1,400 to 3,000 years, were found by chance during excavation for the building of a waste disposal facility.
After a few thousand years of dormancy, they awoke and germinated.
The large pink blossoms bloom only in the morning for about a month from mid-July after the close of the rainy season.

Ancient Lotus Park

Oshi Castle (Oshi-jo) was built by the daimyo Narita Akiyasu near the end of the 15th century.
It was considered impregnable, and was built using the natural levee of the surrounding marshlands and river.

When it was attacked by the army of Toyotomi Hideyoshi (who ruled Japan in the latter half of the 16th century) it was besieged by over 20,000 soldiers.
The castle did not fall even when it was flooded by water drawn in from the nearby river.
After that it was rumored that the castle had been able to withstand the flood because it floats on water.
The largest turret in Oshi Castle is Gosankai Yagura, although it was demolished in the latter half of the 19th century when political power changed from the Edo shogunate to the Meiji government, due to its condemnation as a symbol of the samurai.
The existing turret was reconstructed in 1988.


Gyōda is renowned for its Jeri Furai or fried jelly.
This is a local speciality consisting of fried bean curd, carrots, onion, and potato.

There are many shops which sell it around town, especially during the warmer seasons.

Gyōda is also quite well known for the making of traditional tabi socks, worn with kimono.
Gyoda still makes half of the tabi made in Japan.

SOURCE:Gyōda, Saitama
From Wikipedia
PICTURES from the Denman Library

I wonder if the lotus is really ancient?

Believe me, Diane, the people living in Gyoda are in fact proud of the ancient flowers.

But I can hardly believe that the flower bloomed after a thousand-year sleep.

You believe it or not, after a few thousand years of sleep, the lotus awoke and germinated.

Amazing!  By the way, Kato, when are you coming back to Vancouver?

I’ll return on the first of November.

So, you’ll stay in your hometown for a month, won’t you?

Yes, I will.

Why didn’t you take me with you in the first place?

Diane, you need liberation from the rigid reality.  You and I are always together in the heart-to-heart communication.

Nonsense! I wish I were in your hometown.

Yes, yes, yes,… you are with me.  Whenever you feel like being in Japan, view the following video clips:




【Himiko’s Monologue】

Wow! Did you see the official trailer of “LADY CHATTERLEY’S LOVER”?
I think it’s a bit obscene and salacious—especially when both make love in the woods.


de Pascale Ferran (2006)

Constance (Lady Chatterley) mounted on the thighs of the gamekeeper, Oliver Mellors.
She absorbed in the oozing sensation.
Oh, what a sensual scene!
Don’t you think so?

My heart throbbed like mad while I watched the above trailer.
Unity between mind and body is one thing; romance is another.

Come to think of it, I’ve never met a decent man in my life.
How come I’m always a loner?
I wish I could meet a nice gentleman at the library in my town as Diane met Kato.
Well, they say, there is a way where there is a will.

Have a nice day!
Bye bye …

If you’ve got some time,

Please read one of the following artciles:


“Queen Nefertiti”

“Catherine de Medici”

“Catherine the Great”

“Mata Hari”

“Sidonie Colette”

“Marilyn Monroe”

“Hello Diane!”

“I wish you were there!”

“Jane Eyre”

“Jane Eyre Again”

“Jane Eyre in Vancouver”

“Jane Eyre Special”

“Love & Death of Cleopatra”

“Nice Story”


“Spiritual Work or What?”

“What a coincidence!”

“Wind and Water”

“Yoga and Happiness”

“You’re in a good shape”




“Net Travel & Jane”

“Net Love”

“Complicated Love”

“Electra Complex”

“Net Début”

“Inner World”

“Madame Riviera and Burger”

“Roly-poly in the North”

“Amazing Grace”

“Diane in Paris”

“Diane in Montmartre”

“Diane Well Read”

“Wantirna South”

“Maiden’s Prayer”


“Squaw House and Melbourne Hotel”

“Tulips and Diane”

“Diane in Bustle Skirt”

“Diane and Beauty”

“Lady Chatterley and Beauty”

“Victoria Prudery”

“Diane Chatterley”




■ 『きれいになったと感じさせる


■ 『ちょっと変わった 新しい古代日本史』

■ 『面白くて楽しいレンゲ物語』

■ 『軽井沢タリアセン夫人 – 小百合物語』

■ 『今すぐに役立つホットな情報』

■ 『 ○ 笑う者には福が来る ○ 』










Hi, I’m June Adames.

I like Sylvia Kristel’s Lady Chatterley.

Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Sylvia Kristel (1981)

Talking of Sylvia Kristel, you might as well

remember Lady Emmanuelle.

Emmanuelle 1 – Ouverture

Emmanuelle 2: L’antivierge

Sylvia Kristel (1975)

Well…if you love to visit Paris,

please enjoy the Paris theme:

Sous le Ciel de Paris

by Hideshi Kibi(日本人)

You can find some Japanese musicians in Paris.

Fujiko Hemming also likes Édith Piaf

who sings “Sous le ciel de Paris.”

Sous le ciel de Paris

by Édith Piaf

I like Chanson Française (French song).

How about you?

Kato also love Édith Piaf,

but he considers Juliette Greco’s

“Sous le Ciel de Paris” much beter.

Sous le Ciel de Paris

by Juliette Greco

I believe Yves Montand’s “Sous le Ciel de Paris” is the best of all.

Sous le Ciel de Paris

by Yves Montand

I love Paris, but Vancouver isn’t bad at all.

To tell you the truth, Vancouver is a paradise to me.










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