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おどりましょう! (Let’s dance!)

Today I went to the Nippon Domannaka Festival, also known as Domatsuri.  I wasn’t sure what to expect, but it turned out to be enormous and lots of fun!  Basically it’s a dance festival, where dancers from all over Japan gather in Nagoya to compete.  I didn’t watch the actual competition, just one of the … Continue reading

Osu – land of the strange…

I went to Osu with some friends yesterday.  I had been told it was like the Harajuku of Nagoya. This isn’t really quite so, but I can see why people say it. Actually, when I got there I realised I had been before!  My friend Ed must have taken me here when I first came … Continue reading

Sakae rocks… again!

I was delighted to find more free, live music in Sakae yesterday! I’m not sure exactly what I stumbled upon, but it seemed to be a bit more than just a ‘street live’ (the term used for bands just setting up and playing in the street)… There was a little merchandise table, and even a … Continue reading

Another Sunday in Sakae…

When I first moved to London, I went to Covent Garden quite a bit, mostly because of the novelty of being able to just pop to Covent Garden whenever I felt like it.  I think Sakae is going to be like that for me, at least for now.  It’s just so damn cool there! I … Continue reading

…Play hard!

I decided to have a proper day off today – and it’s been awesome!  I didn’t bring any work home, and I’ve tried not to think about it too much (there’ll be plenty of time for work tomorrow!). Last night I went to the supermarket and did my first proper food shop.  I spent ages … Continue reading