Week 95: Tidying up

Research has been moving forward little by little. I’ve been revising Chapter 2. The reviews I have worked on for the past four months were initially just a section, but as I discussed it with my supervisors, we extended it to further relevant scopes and added references, and it has become a chapter. I am […]

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Week 71: Socials and DIY

Research-wise, this week has not been very productive. I spent a few days reading some random books that are not relevant to my studies. I was struggling a bit to get my energy into writing my chapters. On Friday, I met up with my friend for coffee, and later met my colleagues for dinner. I […]

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Tea Ceremony – Chaji

My friend, who has performed the Japanese tea ceremony – Urasenke style – for many years, invited me to a formal tea ceremony – Chaji – which he hosted. I also asked my British friend, Kelly, to come with me because she previously told me that she had never experienced it in Japan. She immediately […]

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