Bento Wars

I love to make bento box lunches for, and with, my daughter when I have the time. It is fun and strangely satisfying, to put together a cute and edible creation which tastes yummy and looks super appealing. When I am able, it is for fun, and she likes to show her school friends what…

We’re Going Back!!

Originally published on 4th November 2015 on Blogger We loved it so much the first time, we are returning, for Christmas and New Year. We leave in 40 days. I am very excited to return and try out my newly acquired skill of speaking Japanese 🙂 I started learning the week after we returned and…

Why Japan Stole My Heart

I first visited Japan in March last year, 2015. I had always been fascinated with the culture, the food and the anime. When I asked my kids where in the world they would most like to go, Japan came up in everyone’s top three. So, having always wanted to visit, we began planning our trip….