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HYPER JAPAN Festival: This Weekend!

HYPER JAPAN Festival: This Weekend!

Good news for Japan lovers in the UK – the HYPER JAPAN Festival is this weekend! This summer event will be taking place at the O2 in London from 10th – 12th July, and tickets are on sale now! Find out more about HYPER JAPAN Festival 2015 on the official HYPER JAPAN website, and get your tickets … Continue reading

HYPER JAPAN Festival: One Month To Go!

HYPER JAPAN Festival: One Month To Go!

Good news for Japan lovers in the UK – it’s only one month now until HYPER JAPAN Festival. This summer event will be taking place at the O2 in London from 10th – 12th July, and tickets are on sale now! The full timetable of what’s on hasn’t yet been announced, but judging by what … Continue reading

Autumn in Kyoto Garden

Autumn in Kyoto Garden

Last weekend in amongst all the craziness of HYPER JAPAN I decided to take a few moments of peace for myself and visit Kyoto Garden in Holland Park. Despite having lived in London for a number of years, I had never made it to Holland Park, so this was my first time to visit the … Continue reading

Japanese Kit Kats from sushi noms

Japanese Kit Kats from sushi noms

I don’t often post the same piece on multiple blogs but, just in case you’re not following Kit Kats!, here’s a blog post I just published about where to get Japanese Kit Kats in the UK… What’s a Japanese Kit Kat loving girl to do if she lives in the UK and needs a chocolatey … Continue reading

Doki Doki in Manchester

Doki Doki in Manchester

On Saturday I went to Doki Doki in Manchester. Doki Doki is a Japanese culture event which first happened in 2011, and now takes place every two years. I’ve only been to Manchester a couple of times before as a kid, so I was quite excited to visit there (although I didn’t actually get to … Continue reading

The Great Wave of Stokes Croft

The Great Wave of Stokes Croft

Originally posted on Picturing England:
My favourite piece of street art in Bristol so far is this take on Hokusai‘s Great Wave by MM13 on Hillgrove Street in Stokes Croft: You’ll notice this piece has some extra characters though… The original wave was painted in February 2009, I think, and in June of the same…

Making my bed…

Making my bed…

I try not to bore you too much with the day-to-day goings on of my life because I’m sure no one out there really wants to read about all that stuff. I haven’t gone on too much about the stresses of moving, the hassle of unpacking, and the endless flat-pack-furniture building. This is, after all, a … Continue reading

My Golden Week in Bristol

My Golden Week in Bristol

It’s one of the best times of year in Japan at the moment: Golden Week. Golden Week (ゴールデンウィーク) is a collection of holidays that happen to fall very close together, causing one of the three main holiday periods in Japan (the other two being Obon (お盆) in August and Oshogatsu (お正月), which is New Year). … Continue reading