Category Archives: photo haiku

Matrix NI’s ‘sci-ku’ challenge

For the last couple of weeks I have been researching science topics and counting on my fingers for a science haiku competition. The brief for this event the Northern Ireland Science Industry Panel, Matrix, was to Tweet science-inspired haiku in three lines … Continue reading

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Of ‘hyggekrog’ dreams…

Angela Topping’s highly enjoyable hygge series focusses on the many aspects of this Danish word that loosely describes how simple pleasures in life can make us feel good. The writer explained in one post that the associated noun hyggekrog defines a place that embodies cosiness. She said it … Continue reading

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The role of ‘fusoku-furi’ in the art of photo haiku

I learned over the Christmas holidays, 2016 that the photo haiku (shahai) below would be featured on Japan’s NHK World’s award-winning programme Haiku Masters. Haiku master and judge Michio Nakahara said, “The three line haiku does not mention the bee or … Continue reading

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