New Year’s celebration

We welcomed in the New Year at his friend’s house over wine! I had a hangover on New Year’s Day and ended up spending the whole day sleeping. I woke up at 7 am this morning feeling good. Although it was supposed to be done the previous day, I made a Sicilian-Japanese New Year’s celebration […]

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Christmas gifts

Today I got some Christmas gifts. I missed having the Christmas dinner followed by lebkuchen at my aunt’s house, which I used to have every Christmas day until last year. This year, I ordered two boxes of lebkuchen to be sent from Germany to my house in England. The delivery date was supposed to be […]

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Christmas Dinners

What I realised again as soon as I came back to England was that all of my friends from MA are no longer here. My flatmates and classmates, who I spent the whole of my MA period until September with, have gone back to their countries. This situation is almost equivalent to living in a […]

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KLM flight

I am writing this on my flight back to the UK. My two-month stay in Japan was more hectic than usual! I took a teacher training module at my old university, made trips with my mum and had dinner with my aunt and cousins; I met three cousins on my mother’s side of the family […]

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