Blackcabbit's World

Bit by bit, the Blackcabbit crafts its nest of DIY handmade art and illustrates a kingdom of doodle critters to beautify the world she lives in.

Chilling Out with the Animals in Saitama Children’s Zoo

Early this month, before winter in Japan became too chilly, we brought the kids to Saitama’s Children Zoo (埼玉県こども動物自然公園). Though we know for sure that they will have a good time, Mummy … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Have a Warm New Year in 2015!

Dearest Friends of Blackcabbit, A Japanese New Year e-card (Nengajo/ 年賀状) for you, for the year 2015. May the Lord bless you and your loved ones with tons of goodness and … Continue reading

January 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

All Aboard! The Next Stop is the Railway Museum

It was too hot to go outdoor during the Obon holidays in Japan. So we brought Fireball and his baby sister Twinkle Bell, to the Railway Museum (鉄道博物館) in Saitama … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Marvelous Trip to the “Art Forest”

For our first Natsuyasumi (summer vacation) trip, we brought Fireball and his little sister to Kasama Geijutsu no Mori Park (笠間芸術の森公園) in Ibaraki (茨城県), which has an amazing playground on … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · 4 Comments

Festival for the Children!

On May 3rd, we went to Forest and Park for the 21st Century (21世紀の森と広場). Matsudo City was holding her annual Kodomo Matsuri / Children festival (第41回松戸市こども祭り) – an event opened to the public … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Riding the Swans in Kashiwanoha Park

Last Saturday, we visited Kashiwanoha Park (柏の葉公園). Before Fireball started his Spring term this week, we thought we should do something interesting, like having a “relaxing” Swan Boat ride on the park’s … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 4 Comments

Conquering a Pirate Fortress in Misato Park

Spring was definitely in the air when we visited Misato Park (みさと公園) in Saitama prefecture last Saturday. Almost under every Sakura tree there was a group having picnic. Since Hanami (花見/cherry blossom … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

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