Week Four and Jimbocho

Week Four and Jimbocho

I’ve got my summer stomach.  It kicked in this week.  For the previous two weeks the temperature had been fluctuating between sunny, humid days and rainy, cold nights or sunny, cold days and rainy, humid nights.  It snowed up north on Monday but on Thursday several people were hospitalized with heat stroke.  Consequently, I had … Continue reading

Blog Off

Blog Off

Yesterday, some friends asked me if I would keep writing my blog when I leave Japan, and I instantly answered, “No”.  We were all surprised.  I was surprised at how strongly I felt about it.  I have enjoyed writing my blog but once I am back in the UK, I don’t want to do it … Continue reading