Japan, what don’t you have?

Can anyone guess what this genius idea is? Found it while walking through Daiso in Sydney where everything is $2.80!

Where were you on March 11?

Where were you when you found out Princess Di died? Where were you on 9/11? People ask these questions because they were moments when the world seemed to stop. Everyone knew what was… Continue reading

The best thing about Friday night is…

coming home and making Natto omelette! Who agrees with me? Itadakimasu.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Lost in The Details

I guess what ‘Lost in the Details’ means to me is that sometimes we are so focussed on the bigger picture that we forget to notice the smaller and often more meaningful things… Continue reading

Jiro Dreams of Sushi and I Dream of Eating at His Restaurant

Yesterday was a good day. I accomplished one of my New Years Resolutions. I ran 5km in 29 minutes (1 minute before my goal time)! I hope my Nike Fitness thing on my… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Forward

Walking up the steps in the gardens of Himeji-jo

Teru Teru Bozu てるてる坊主

It was a rainy and overcast day in Sydney today. Hopefully this is not a sign that summer is slowly coming to an end… When it rains for long periods of time in… Continue reading

Japan in the Summer

Just going through some old photo’s from my Iphone 3G that I took in Japan in mid 2010. I especially love the photo of the green rice paddies and the blue sky which… Continue reading

In my Great Aunt’s 下駄 Geta

While I was helping my 93 year old grandfather (jiji-san as I call him) to clean his tabacco shop which, I might add, he still works at to this day, I found these… Continue reading