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KFC: The Japanese taste of Christmas

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

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!

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