Posted on March 4, 2011

Pondering my future: jobs & locations…

I have about seven weeks left in Japan and I’m seriously considering what comes next. I’ve been chewing over two paths. One is getting back into publishing, with a view to writing and editing (easier said than done without the right qualifications). The other is tourism or, more specifically, Japan related tourism. I’m hoping that … Continue reading

Girls just wanna have… mochi!

While browsing in the “depachika” (basement of the department store where all of the cool food is sold) of the Entetsu department store, I came across these cute little “ichigo daifuku” which were coloured and designed especially for Hina-matsuri (March 3rd): “Daifuku” (which means “great luck”) are usually sweet mochi balls filled with red bean paste … Continue reading