memory archive – day 3

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This is an Ema, a Japanese wooden wishing plaque. You usually buy those at Shinto shrines, write a wish on the back and hang it up at a dedicated space. This one we bought beginning of 2016 – the zodiac year of the monkey – at a shrine close to Ueno Park. We liked the design so much that we took the plaque home with us, wrote our wish on the back and hung it on one of the trees in our garden. Continue reading “memory archive – day 3”