Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh

Sometimes it’s the simple things in life that make us smile!

A chill, Saturday morning.

Taking a stroll in the warm spring weather down to the shops…

And while there, running into a random life-size mascot character of a lady bug?! One of those Only-in-Japan moments. I’m still confused about it.

Then on the way home, catching the waft of fresh bread from the local bakery.Bread

It’s been a few weeks since I got the keys to my new place, and I’m loving it! I’ve actually found myself in a lovely, quiet residential area close to a little shopping street. After moving houses, it’s always exciting to get out and explore the new neighbourhood. Literally a few doors down, a bakery teases us everyday with its enticing smell of bread. I finally went in and picked up a few delicious things this morning for breakfast – a cherry danish, custard bun, garlic bread, and a loaf of bread so fresh it was still warm. Heaven!

Bread Bread

Thank you Jen from the Daily Post for this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge theme, Fresh.

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30 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh

  1. Hi Celia,I just found your blog! I read a few posts and I really enjoyed it! We lived in Japan as expats for 6 years (pre-blogging,pre-Internet, pre-iPhones, etc.). How I wish blogging was already popular then. Thanks for posting about life in Japan. I miss it so much! I am now following you. Hope we can follow each other’s life journeys!

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    • Awesome!! It’s nice to meet a fellow (ex-Japan)expat blogger. I imagine life as a foreigner would have been a bit different back then. I look forward to checking out your posts about Japan, as well as your life now! Yoroshiku~ :-)

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      • Hi Celia! We left Tokyo 13 years ago so I don’t blog (hardly) on Japan. But if blogging was something to do back then, I can’t imagine how great my blog is. Just like your blog, it’s always exciting because there’s always exciting to write about.

        Thanks for the follow! I hope you’ll enjoy my blog as well as I enjoy reading yours!

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  2. 日本のパン屋さんは どこでも 完璧(かんぺき)な パンを 焼きますね。
    わたしは そとが かりかりして、中(なか)が スポンジのような クロワッサンが すきです。
    写真にみえる ふた山のローフは そとが ぱりぱりで なかが ふわふわ しているようですね。 
    パンの写真を見ているだけで おいしそうなにおいが ただよってきます。
    フレッシュなパンと いっしょに フレッシュなコーヒーも 飲みましたか。

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    • 日本のベーカリーとパティセリーは最高ですよね!隣のパン屋さんはこれからよく行くかもしれません!
      はい、ドリップコーヒーと一緒に食べました〜☆

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  5. Hi Celia !!!! Great write up. Kudos. Reminds me of the breakfast memories during my last visit to Tokyo.
    I will be there during May’15 and it would be great if we could catch up.

    Cheers.

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