2018: Changes, Hard Work and Happy Moments

Six years. It’s been almost six years since I moved to Tokyo (and even longer since I moved to Japan). They say time flies when you’re having fun, and they would be right. In Japan, time seems to move so rapidly that it’s like you’re constantly on a treadmill watching the world whizz by. Continue reading “2018: Changes, Hard Work and Happy Moments”

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Nagoya Castle: My First Spring in Japan

I’ll always look back on Nagoya as being a safe haven.

Last week was the 7th anniversary of the Tohoku Earthquake. The events that unfolded back on March 11, 2011 are just insane. Continue reading “Nagoya Castle: My First Spring in Japan”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Between

This post is in response to the Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge. This week’s theme is “between“.

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On 21 May 2012, I arrived extraordinarily early (7am, yes that’s early for me!) to work to witness a very rare event: an annular solar eclipse! The Moon passed between the Earth and the Sun, and created a ‘ring of fire’. We all wore our super nerdy solar eclipse glasses, and craned our necks up to the sky for about 30 minutes as the Moon closed over the sun. It was one of the coolest things I’ve seen!

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