About

 

Who tagnoue is. 

  • Engineer, project manager, writer, photographer and nature lover. Yokohama based.
  • エンジニア、写真と読書、横浜在住。

 

What tagnoue means. 

  • [pronounce] ta(g) gnu or ta(g ca)noe, ‘g’ is unvoiced.
  • [meaning] mostly no meaning but something like a mixture of a tag, l’inconnue, a naught, a canoe and nougat. 

 

書き記すモチベーション.

  • 日々感じる異文化について、日常の写真や読書の記録と共に。

 


Dear readers,

I intend to use literary language in Japanese here since most of the blogs are written with colloquial style today and I think it would be a better way to write cross-cultural things in literary Japanese. Perhaps, computer translation may fail to do because of my expression. Even if it doesn’t work well, I hope you could enjoy my post through pictures.

Cheers, from Yokohama.


主に日本語で読まれる方へ

このサイトでは、なるべく硬い文体で書くようにしています。こんな風に、ですます調で書こうとしたいと何度も思いましたが、その度にぐっと我慢でルールを守り続け、ほんの一部の例外を除いて「ですます調」はありません。もはや、ダイエットみたいなもので、一度やめたらなし崩しという強迫観念のようになってきました。こんな美しくもない硬い文体のサイトを続けていると、そのうち絶滅危惧種として認定されそうですが、いまさら変えられそうにありません。

横浜にて


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27 thoughts on “About”

    1. Thanks for comments. I live in Yokohama, Japan and sometimes visit Europe in business. Probably I should add some text in English here. Wow, yes, ‘tagnoue’ is a bit strange. This is from my old nickname which is not common.

  1. Hello …

    I just wanted to catch up and say “thank you. I appreciate your ‘follow’, knowing how many interesting and entertaining blogs out there.

    Blogging since June 2013, my aim is to deliver an eclectic offering of posts, from my ‘point n shoot’ attempts at basic photography, to the sharing of my travel adventures over the decades, as well as day to day happenings here on our fruit farm in southern Turkey. I also add my observations on life and lighter-hearted stuff thrown in for good measure.

    The blog has grown to some 1150 posts now; so if you are at a loose end one day, you’d be most welcomed to stay a while and have a trawl through. There are plenty of drop-down categories within the menu to help in said digging process. Saying that, if you have any comments, suggestions or concerns, feel free to let me know.

    Thanks again and hope you have a great day…

    UNCLE SPIKE
    uncle.spikes.adventures1@gmail.com

  2. Your pictures are wonderful! And its wonderful that you have written most of your posts in Japanese and english. Nice to learn about the cross cultural experiences.

  3. MickETalbot
    August 11, 2016 at 12:04
    Nominated for Versatile Blogger Award
    Hi,
    I have nominate you for this award.
    I’m very thankful for receiving this NOMINATION for Versatile Blogger Award. The nomination came from lucarna
    These are the rules:
    1. Show the award on your blog.
    2. Thank the person/people who nominated you.
    3. Share 7 things about yourself.
    4. Nominate 15 blogs.
    Facts:
    ⦁ I am Welsh
    ⦁ I am an amature entomologist
    ⦁ I like wildlife macro photography
    ⦁ I love all music especialy trance.
    ⦁ My favorite TV viewing is wildlife documentaries.
    ⦁ My favorite book is On the Origin of Species Author Charles Darwin
    ⦁ Long before the internet was available to everybody, I loved talking to people from around the world via C.B, radio.
    15 blogs I have nominated.
    https://ayoungretirement.wordpress.com/
    https://tagnoue.wordpress.com/
    https://ceenphotography.com/cees-challenges/
    https://bloggergirlapril.com/
    https://whippetwisdom.com/
    https://thelearnify.wordpress.com/
    https://zombieflamingoes.com/
    https://friendlyfairytales.com/
    https://robertapimentel.com/
    https://rongutzman.wordpress.com/
    https://joemcfadden.org/
    https://theyyouandme.wordpress.com/
    https://dreamspinnerextraordinaire.wordpress.com/about/
    https://keralas.live/
    https://quarksire.com/
    Thanks to all for the inspirations.

  4. I came here only today – thank you for your support of my blog! I will follow you, even if I find it difficult with your beautiful language. I love your pictures, though, and will hopefully be able to visit your country one day. The rest of my family have all been to Japan and speak highly of it. Through photos and pictures I know it is a country of great beauty, and my family also love the people living there.

    1. Thank you for your kind words. I started this blogging just for learning WP and then soon I was interested in posting my writing works. Now I learned one of most powerful things in blogging is to know various cultures and nature. I’m happy to talk with you.

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