Posted on July 1, 2011

A-Z of Japan: C is for…

Hmm… What should C stand for in my A-Z of Japan? Castles (城)? Cosplay (コスプレ)? Capsule Hotels (カプセルホテル)? Chirashizushi (ちらし寿司)? All great topics, but I think I’m going to choose something a little more unconventional… C is for… Cicada! What’s a cicada, and why did I choose it? Cicada (セミ/semi) are a kind of insect that live in Japan. … Continue reading

Nanoblock Pig!

You might remember that last Christmas I bought myself a Nanoblock Santa. Well, this week I was lucky enough to win a Nanoblock Pig! Yes, that’s right, the lovely people over at Nanoblock UK on Facebook chose me as one of the winners in their Nanoblock Pig competition, and I’m thrilled! So thrilled in fact, … Continue reading