I flew to Kagoshima to spend a week with my mum. It was really nice to see her and have some time to relax together. We did some shopping, visited the popular shrine Kirishima Jingu, found a nice coffee shop Sabo Gen in the city centre and had a lovely dinner at her favourite French restaurant, Top Grill Sky Lounge, Shiroyama Hotel. Time sped by so quickly!


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During the holiday, I also worked on editing a piece of my work to submit. The work was originally my MA dissertation, but I rewrote it as a journal article. Each section had to be shortened considerably, and I found it really difficult.


My achievements in Week 61

  • Finally submitted my work to an online journal.
  • Enjoyed a week’s holiday with my mum.

Goals for Week 62

  • Continue my observations, recordings and literature review.
  • Have some social time with my friends who are coming to Japan for holidays.


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Dinner at Top Grill Sky Lounge Shiroyama Hotel