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Golden Week 2015 - Hitachi Seaside Park and Ashikaga Flower Park

At this time of year, there are a whole load of national holidays in Japan. Golden Week has four national holidays in a short space of time and I get the week off work. 656 more words


My First Month in Tokyo - Practical Stuff!

I can’t believe a month has gone by already! It’s gone so fast and at the same time I feel settled into my new home as though I’ve been here ages. 1,118 more words


È aprile e io ho l'ansia, o della mia introduzione al mondo dei creatori di videogiochi.

È aprile. Di già. Mi sembra ieri che stavo seduta ai tavolini esterni del baretto di piazza Duomo, incurante del freddo, a parlare del più e del meno con le mie amiche di una vita… 1,911 more words


New Family. 

I wonder how I should describe this feeling that has been frequenting my chest? An empty, hollow feeling that feels nostalgic. The feeling that I am missing something, something big. 460 more words


Face up to Blackface in Japan

Time to get a bit heavy for a minute.

Japan, there are so many things I love about you, like Taiko and Katsu Curry. But we need to have a little sit down about this one right here. 827 more words


I'm in Love with Taiko

** This is a re-post from my old blog. **

No, Taiko is unfortunately not the name of some cool and sexy Japanese guy. It’s beautiful, traditional Japanese drumming. 689 more words