[Clayart] rice paper story

M Gordon clayart at earthlink.net
Thu Aug 30 15:28:24 EDT 2018

Washi paper? I see it made sometimes on the NHK show from Tokyo.  Mike  
from Google......
Washi Paper - Tokyo, Japan - Roam Far and Wide

Jan 23, 2017 ... Washi paper, usually made from the pulp of the  
mulberry tree, is an essential part
of Japanese culture. Searching for washi in Tokyo, Japan.
https://www.roamfarandwide.com/washi-paper/ - 239k - Cached - Similar  

On Aug 30, 2018, at 2:48 AM, mel jacobson wrote:

> when we got to japan, my wife wanted to use some
> `rice paper`....so, we went to a couple of stationary
> stores, art supply stores and asked for `rice paper`.
> we sort of stumbled with the language...go/han kame...
> rice....paper....paper from rice...ricepaper.
> they all laughed..`no such thing in japan`.
> rice paper is funny.  rice is for eating.
> we never found rice paper.
> but, sharlene fell in love with japanese papers
> of all kinds...often did not know the name...but the
> paper was wonderful.  (as fred just said...`maybe mulberry paper`.)
> one must remember, every day is an adventure when you do not
> speak the language.  we did baby talk.  we sure laughed a great deal.
> don't leave home without your  `ja/beekie`/  dictionary/translation/
> often just one word made all the difference.
> mel
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