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A Very Kawaii Christmas

A Very Kawaii Christmas

I was really lucky this Christmas and birthday and I received lots of great kawaii (cute) stuff. I’ve already told you about the gorgeous Hello Kitty Liberty Art Fabrics dinner set which I received for my birthday, but here are some of the other things I received… Christmas looked promising from the start: I got some … Continue reading

Weekly Shiritori #52

Weekly Shiritori #52

Welcome to the last post in the series of Weekly Shiritori! Last week’s post was about Shimane (しまね / 島根), so this week I need to start with  ね (ne). A big thank you to everyone who joined in this week (and all year!) – UK Seikatsu who suggested Nebuta-matsuri (ねぶた祭り), neon (ネオン), which is not an original Japanese … Continue reading

Shopping @ Hyper Japan 2012 Christmas

Shopping @ Hyper Japan 2012 Christmas

In my final post about Hyper Japan 2012 Christmas I thought I’d focus on the true spirit of Christmas – shopping! 😉 Hyper Japan was the place to pick up kawaii (cute) and otaku (geeky) Christmas presents this year, and I could have spent a fortune just on presents for myself! Other than the food … Continue reading

A prize from Pixie Late & sushi noms!

A prize from Pixie Late & sushi noms!

Back in October the gorgeous Pixie Late ran a giveaway on Facebook and I was lucky enough to win one of the prizes! There were three prizes up for grabs: 1. A big Usakumya ‘Bunny Bear’ bag by BABY, the stars shine bright (from HYPER JAPAN) 2. A pack of Japanese goodies: Sakura x Matcha Kit Kat, Hello Kitty … Continue reading

Hello Kitty Liberty Art Fabrics

Hello Kitty Liberty Art Fabrics

Proving that girls are never too old for Hello Kitty, I received the most beautiful Hello Kitty dinner set from my Mum for my birthday (thanks Mum!). It’s from the Hello Kitty Liberty Art Fabrics series, which is a range I have had my eye on for a while now because the designs are just … Continue reading

Happy Hello Kitty Halloween!

Happy Hello Kitty Halloween!

(Image source) Not only is today Halloween, tomorrow is Hello Kitty’s birthday! Yes, Miss Kitty White was born on 1st November 1974, making her 38 years old tomorrow! So, to celebrate, here’s a picture of my favourite ever Hello Kitty Halloween item I bought in Japan: Isn’t that the cutest? Halloween is celebrated in Japan … Continue reading

Weekly Shiritori #27

Weekly Shiritori #27

Last week’s post was about Matsumoto (まつもと / 松本), so this week I need to start with  と (to). A big thank you to Mark Venning who suggested Totoro (the main character from My Neighbor Totoro (となりのトトロ /Tonari no Totoro), tonkatsu (豚カツ / a pork cutlet dish), Tokyo (東京), Tottori (鳥取県) and Toto (TOTO株式会社 / Tōtō Kabushiki-gaisha – the lavatory manufacturers), and to my colleague, Susan, who … Continue reading

Hello Kitty’s Jubilee Weekend

Hello Kitty’s Jubilee Weekend

Hello Kitty enjoyed a jolly good Jubilee weekend – well, she is from London! Her Jubilee picnic wouldn’t have been complete without England’s new “Brit Kat” Kit Kat, and a can of Pimms. Of course, she finished the day with a bit of sushi…

Japan: Kingdom of Characters

Japan: Kingdom of Characters

This weekend I took a trip up to Norwich to visit a friend, and we went to see the exhibition Japan: Kingdom of Characters at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts. Japan: Kingdom of Characters is on until 24th June and it’s free to enter. It’s quite a small exhibition, and you can’t take photos in … Continue reading