Become friends with koi

Become friends with koi. written by Hugo J. Smal How do you become best friends with your koi? That is the ideal of every koi hobbyist: to build a close relationship with your ornamental carp, a relationship that provides mutual pleasure. Many koi keepers are happy and proud to say that their fish are 'tame'. … Continue reading Become friends with koi

Dutch Influences on the Japanese Language: With an Appendix on Dutch Words in Korean

Dutch words in Korea and Japanese Language. On August 24, 1609, the feudal ruler of Japan, the shōgun Tokugawa Ieyasu,[1] accorded a group of Dutchmen a pass which allowed them to trade in Japan. This fact as such would not be so noteworthy, were it not that between 1640 and 1854 — a period of … Continue reading Dutch Influences on the Japanese Language: With an Appendix on Dutch Words in Korean

Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890): The Drawings | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

“Largely self-taught, Van Gogh believed that drawing was “the root of everything.” — Lees op www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/gogh_d/hd_gogh_d.htm[ Generally overshadowed by the fame and familiarity of his paintings, Vincent van Gogh’s more than 1,100 drawings remain comparatively unknown, although they are among his most ingenious and striking creations. Van Gogh engaged drawing and painting in a rich … Continue reading Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890): The Drawings | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

[:en]The All Europea Koishow, 25 and 26 September 1993[:nl]The All Europea Koishow, 25 en 26 September 1993[:]

[:en]We were young men, naïve men who ambitiously entered the Koi world with our feet in the wet blubber of the show grounds of the first Koi show on the European mainland.[:nl]We were young men, naïve men who ambitiously entered the Koi world with our feet in the wet blubber of the show grounds of the first Koi show on the European mainland.[:]

[:en]Shikibu and Watercastle Arcen[:nl]Waterburcht Arcen: volgens Shikibu Castle of Nishikigoi[:]

[:en]"The Grand Champion, I may assume, is the one who won the beauty contest, the white and red of that fish gives me a sense of clarity, of immaculate." "True", I answered. "She is called in Japanese Kohaku which means" of a clear feeling.[:nl]"The Grand Champion, I may assume, is the one who won the beauty contest, the white and red of that fish gives me a sense of clarity, of immaculate." "True", I answered. "She is called in Japanese Kohaku which means" of a clear feeling.[:]