pots and pans

‘As you like’ it says and do like.  I like it a lot.

This is a catalogue my husband got for going to a wedding.  You get to look through and pick a present. There was a lot of choice (see this page for the extent of choice: we had ジャスミン).  We went for something practical.  We needed a new frying pan, so guess what we got.  Yeah!  A frying pan.  For free.

So, I said for free but this isn’t really the case.  We had to fork out about £200/¥30,000 as gift money which  broke my heart, I ...

lazy sunday

Oh what a lovely Sunday, oh what a beautiful day.  It was such a nice Sunday!  We went down to the beachy bit at Kasai Rinkai Park and walked around.  There were a lot of people in the actual park bit but not so many on the beach which was nice as I’m not a huge fan of crowded places.  ‘Why do you live in Tokyo then?’  you might ask and the answer is, I don’t know.  Anyway, enjoy the pictures and make sure to visit if you haven’t already.

You can see Disney off in the distance.  The ...

2016 memories

leaves

Indulge me if you will in my highlights and lowlights of 2016.  It will be photo heavy, just to warn you.

january

We went on the Highgate Cemetery tour.  Very informative and something different to do in London.

highgate

We also went to visit my husband’s family in Italy.

pizza

february

We did the supreme Saturday at Yauatcha in The City.  Beautiful!

yauatcha

march

It was my mum’s birthday and we went to El Gato Negro in Manchester which was really divine.

elgatonegro

april

I got to see Weezer twice in April! Manchester and London.  The best band ever!

rivers

weezer

Took my mum to Barcelona ...

life recently

TTnight

The weekend has come and gone, quickly as it always tends to do.  I did mean to post this earlier in the week, but didn’t!  I had quite a good weekend.  It wasn’t the best and it wasn’t the worst.

 

the worst

This bit bit relates to the apartment and the contract stuff.  I won’t get into it but let’s just say it’s hard living in Japan sometimes and leave it at that.  This is still an ongoing issue.

 

…on to the best

Friday

I met my husband for lunch and we had Japanese bakery.  It was cheap ...