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Tobu Zoo Park

Note: Japanese zoos are generally not the best place regarding animal welfare. Most of the zoos, I have visited have a few cages where my heart breaks for the welfare of the animals. That said, I believe zoos do have … Continue reading

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Goals? Perhaps…perhaps not…

I spent the last few weeks of 2017, reviewing my goals, looking at previous goals I’d made over the years and creating a new set of goals for this year. Looking at the goals that I set, I might as … Continue reading

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Honour thy husband…

When my husband and I got married we used traditional wedding vows, you know the type: I, ‘C’, take you ‘A’, to be my lawfully wedded husband, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better or for … Continue reading

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How Hard it is to Truly Be Okay with Yourself

Originally posted on The Disco Pants Blog :
Me in Montagu. 43 years old, no makeup, no highlights, sun damage and laugh lines. It’s okay. It’s me in Montagu. Some months ago we spent a few days in one of my…

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Coping with kids. 

I have just been blessed with an amazing holiday in Borneo and while we were there we befriended another family who not only live in Tokyo, but their son attends the same school as ours! Small world! A couple of … Continue reading

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Tsukiji Fish Market

It’s cold (1 degree C) and wet. The forecast snow has, thankfully, not materialized as my friends and I had decided that would be visiting the Tsukiji Fish Market regardless. Coming out of Tuskiji station (exit 2), we headed straight … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

I would like to thank my readers for joining me this year on my blog. It has been a great year and I truly appreciate your support. I pray that you will all have a blessed Christmas and a wonderful … Continue reading

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Yay for Bread!

Japanese supermarket bread makes the UK equivalent seem delicious. Whole meal bread is virtually impossible and the white sandwich loaf is very sweet. So, it didn’t take me long to purchase a bread machine, but I haven’t used it as … Continue reading

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Yay for Bread!

Japanese supermarket bread makes the UK equivalent seem delicious. Whole meal bread is virtually impossible and the white sandwich loaf is very sweet. So, it didn’t take me long to purchase a bread machine, but I haven’t used it as … Continue reading

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Paper Plate Angels

There is something magical about the winter months that just want me to stay indoors and get crafty with or without my children. Doing the activities for advent is a wonderful excuse (as if I needed one) for getting crafty … Continue reading

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