Hello Alex, hello my friends.
How was your weekend? I hope that it was good.
Ok, I think we aren´t going to agree about the dessert subject. Nevermind! CHEESE WITH FUDGE is really, really good, and you don´t know what you´re missing, Alex. Anyway... Ah! I´ve never could imagine that you´re a vegetarian, ops!, a pescatarian man. When I read your last blog, I don´t know why, I just thought that you would say that you´re crazy about meat. I untill imagine you in a barbie devouring a huge piece of meat! I was totally wrong!
In fact fish is really delicious. I like to prepare fish filet with a tomato sauce and carrots, it´s very good.
Enough of food! Let´s talk about the task! Hmmm... I tryed to fix the sentence Alex, let´s see if now it´s correct:
If the Minas cheese wasn´t perishable, I would send a Fedex straight to Oxford Street.
I´ll be waiting for the right answer in your next blog.
Today I´d like to write about a festival that happened in Mogi last weekend. It´s called Akimatsuri, or the Harvest Festival. In Mogi, there is a huge Japanese colony, which the majority of their members are responsible for the Mogi´s green belt production, and with the Japanese immigration, many of their traditions were brought to Mogi, and one of them is the Akimatsuri.
Aki means Autumn, and Matsuri correspond to Festival, so, in this festival they thanks the gods for one more year of good harvest, and then, they pray for them asking for their protection, in order to keep the diseases and the bad weather away.
Moreover there are various events set in the Akimatsuri, such as: traditional music apresentations, typical food, exhibition of fruits, flowers and vegetables.
One of those fruits is the caqui. Do you know it? The caqui is a very sweet and juicy fruit, which looks like a tomato, and nowadays is very used to prepare jellies, pies and cakes. Mogi produces caqui in large scale, and the city is kindly called as "the caqui land". The Akimatsuri is a beautiful festival, where we can learn and enjoy a little bit of the Japanese culture. Here are some Akimatsuri photographs:
Ah! I almost forget ! Alex Mosky! I really appreciated your comment. I enjoyed reading all the previous blogs, however, I have to confess that I really liked and found your blog superb. Your writing stile is very witty, and I wish one day I could write just like you.
Hey! Good news! You´re in USA! You´re having the chance to pratice your speaking skills.
Marina, from Russia, I read the Dostoievsky novel Crime and Punishment and I loved it, and I also read The Gambler, White Nights, Notes from Underground, The Idiot, and I´m looking foward to read The Insulted and Humiliated, however, books here in Brazil has an expensive price, especially those ones which don´t have the pocket version ( cheaper version).
PS- Thanks Alex for the book recommendation, I`m already looking for Waiting for Godot at my virtual bookstore.
Good bye, see you tomorrow,
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