Mochi in Kochi

Originally published on 1st January 2016 on Blogger It was an early start, on account of the fact that there was much mochi to be made today. All the kids (my 2, Maki’s 2 and Maki’s brother’s 3) had toast and cereal and yoghurt, while Maki’s mum made me a beautiful traditional breakfast of roasted,…

Kochi

Originally published on 30th December 2015 on Blogger Well, where to begin the telling??? We got up before the sun and scrambled around to get organised, as after Kochi we were changing rooms in the guesthouse. We took a taxi to Kyoto station, and by 7.20am, we were on our way. This was the girl’s…