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Eating out in Osaka, Japan

Today was our second day in Japan. We made the most of the restaurants nearby before Typhoon Trami came. We had French Toast at the hotel, KushiKatsu in the”New World” near Osaka Zoo, and a small picnic in Family mart as everything was closing. Here are some pictures of our delicious meals. The restaurant was…… Continue reading Eating out in Osaka, Japan

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Osaka & Tennoji 2018

We are back in Osaka for the long weekend to enjoy some Japanese food and relax. I hope we will be okay during the typhoon that’s coming. Hubby and I seem to have had a lot of experience with typhoons recently. If you’re in Osaka or Japan, stay safe! I hope you enjoy the pictures!…… Continue reading Osaka & Tennoji 2018

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Why make people feel bad?

Part of living abroad and coming home is dealing with people who try to make you feel bad. Even if they are scraping the barrell of things to say they will always find a way.   Usually this is because a person who is doing something interesting or different makes them feel uncomfortable about their…… Continue reading Why make people feel bad?

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“Your Name” Illustration Roadshow Hong Kong

This weekend there is an illustration fair in Tseung Kwan O, Popcorn Mall. The exhibition features illustrations from the movie “Your Name”, which I love. At the exhibition, you can also buy prints and merchandise featuring the art and sketches from the movie. Below are some of my favourite images from the roadshow.    …… Continue reading “Your Name” Illustration Roadshow Hong Kong

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How to learn a second language.

In this blog I talk about my experiences of learning languages. I speak English well, Cantonese fairly well and French and Japanese. If you study languages, you may be away of terms such as “Native Speaker”, L1, L2, bilingual etc. Although my first language is English, I would class my second language as Cantonese. Yet,…… Continue reading How to learn a second language.