Home Delivery Surprises

I truly love the delivering system in Japan.  It is by far the most well organised and well mannered systems I have experienced.  I come from Australia, so home delivery is always between the hours that is most convenient for the delivery man.  Should you not be at home, there is no problem, because the delivery man will leave you a slip saying you HAVE to pick up your package at the local post office.  The Japanese delivery system is not the same.  Should you miss the package that is sent to your apartment, the delivery person will live you […]

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Celebrating my birthday – Japan Style

This year, I celebrated my 29th birthday in my new city. I cannot exactly remember when was the last time I celebrated by birthday out of the country. Over the past 6 years, I have spent the day by myself, but lucky over the recent years, I have spent it with dear family back home. This year, I spent it with my “new family” in my new city – my dear colleagues at my school.  My supervisor, T Sensei, at FHS took me to dinner at an Izakaya close by.  It was very lovely of her to take me out to […]

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