Mary Symons - Talks and Presentations



In Japan in the Raw

Customs, home life, traditional costume, food and travel

Two Sticks and a Flower

- Japanese flower arranging and Japanese festivals

Is it Love, or a suitable Arrangement ?

From childhood to marriage with traditional costumes

The Smallest Room

Japanese spas and traditional bathing, an important aspect of Japanese life


Tea for 2 in 2 Hours

The traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony


A comparison of North v South today. Mary is one of the few Western women to visit North Korea

   Korean Weddings

The splendours, spectacle and colours of the traditional wedding