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KFC: The Japanese taste of Christmas


So, you’re probably putting the last touches to the house for Christmas tomorrow; wrapping presents, tidying up, bringing the last bit of food in… but will you be keeping with Japanese tradition and heading to KFC for lunch tomorrow? That’s right: KFC, as in Kentucky Friend Chicken, as in the fast food place. Japan has … Continue reading

Buddhaland Brooklyn review and giveaway


My favourite thing about blogging is getting books through the post to review, and I have been pretty lucky so far not have reviewed anything I disliked. So, here is my latest review of ‘Buddhaland Brooklyn’ by Richard C. Morais from Alma Books, and your chance to win one of two copies of the book! … Continue reading

Sayonara 2012!


So 2013 is almost upon us… I’m very happy to see the apocalypse conspiracy¬†theorists proven wrong! What kind of year has this been for Japan? There is plenty to choose from but here are a few highlights: March 11 2012 marked the emotional one year anniversary of the Tohoku earthquake. Many are still displaced from … Continue reading