Monday, November 11, 2013


well, so much for showing you all my photos from travelling with Liam...

since my last post I moved back to NS for the summer, did lots of aikido, worked at a bakery, staffed at NBTSC and then moved to Bermuda. phew.

I actually just started a new blog which can be found here:

I realised I needed a clean slate for blogging, and this site was just too jumbled for me to deal with on the regs. Maybe one day I will organise these posts better, but for now I shall just leave you behind, dear blog.

please go follow my newest blogging adventure, I've got decent plans for it!

here's Liam and I on the Yokohama waterfront as a little gift.

Saturday, April 13, 2013

13.04.2013 - update!

hello all you lovely people,

I`m sorry I haven`t updated in a while, things have happened!

firstly, for the past week and a bit I`ve been traveling around part of Japan with Liam, ans for most of our trip we were wifi less, so you remained blogless.

we went to Osaka, Kyoto, and Nara all of which were amazing! I have heaps of photos, of course.

but my laptop`s been acting oddly and when we got back to Tokyo two days ago it gave up the ghost and refuses to turn on. It`s pretty new and i honestly think it`s fixable but since I`m going home in 2 weeks I`m just leaving it until I`m in a place where English is the official language.

Unfortunately for you, dear reader, that means no blogging until I`m back in NS on April 25th!

have a good day and a pleasant tomorrow

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

28.03.2013 - mobile photos

Since I will no longer own my mobile phone in 2 days I figured it was time to clear out all the inane photos I snap with it and then I thought I better make a blog post with the ones from the past few months.
The first 4 or 5 months I was here I was pretty good about clearing it off and actually posting photos in a timely manner, but then I just ignored it for a while!

Here you go, they're in chronological order.

Yotsuya Station

I used to spend a lot of time in schools.

en route to my Japanese lesson.

more quality time in schools.

cafe Tamayo took me to that I have never been able to find again.

train adverts.


tea on the way to Yokohama.

shibuya I

shibuya II

Magnus' christmas preasant.

designed by little girls?

lunch whilst lost in the Sendagaya area

my view.

NTT, which is apparently the second tallest clock tower in the world.

I don't even know where this is.

tokyo in a nutshel.

but does it 'care'?

vegan pumpkin & rosemary pie, from Eat More Greens.

walking home from the dojo.

dumbest sign ever, imo.

just a short story about the English countryside by Eric Clapton.

pre dojo tea time

more time in schools.

takadanobaba station

shinjuku 7 chome, en route to the dojo.

cherry blossoms in azabu juban last week.


Hope you all have a good day and a pleasant tomorrow!

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

20.03. 2013 - shinjuku gyoen

     I spent this afternoon enjoying the cherry blossoms at Shinjuku Gyoen.
It's been a very early spring, apparently, so these are something like a fortnight earlier than normal.
It was really lovely, even though I was not the only person to think of going there today, it was packed!

I saw something like 2 dozens ravens too, which always makes me feel good because I love ravens.
Fun fact right there.

Admittedly, the bit that was fun for me was taking photos of all the other people taking photos of the flowers, because I like creepy hobbies.

But firstly here are some of the flowers themselves! There are a fair few different kinds, plus I think some were plum blossoms? I'm honestly not sure.

And when I saw this fellow I felt like the world was smiling upon me.
He had a rather large audience and japanese & foreign alike seemed to be equally amused.

And now onto my favourite hobby; taking photos of strangers without them knowing.
Like stalking, but with less of a point.
Due to the lens I had on, it's really impossible to tell if I'm taking a photo of a pretty little flower or someone off in the distance with a camera.


There you go! 
I hope you have a good today and a pleasant tomorrow.