Monday, March 30, 2009
Sunday, March 29, 2009
The famous cherry trees lining Wakamiya-oji in Kamakura are at the heavy-budding stage. They should be looking good next weekend. The lanterns are already up. Various businesses advertise on the lanterns. ...But wtf's a Turtoise!?! We should have realised: turtle x tortoise=turtoise.
Saturday, March 28, 2009
End of year parties are so much more fun in Japan (than those I experienced in the UK at least): no one is the boss anymore, everyone makes a big effort to be nice, and all agree to act ridiculously inebriated after only one or two beers, or even just an iced tea.