Big in Japan.

I’ve just spent a whistle stop few days in Japan, lecturing and demonstrating at the world famous Barakura English garden. My lingering sore throat didn’t stop me from fulfilling 4 days of interacting with the keen gardeners in this horticultural oasis.

Japan 16. (Tokyo end)

Last day. Oh, Japan. I’ve been in you for two and a half weeks. Again, I wanted that duo “city and park sightseeing” style day today. Tbh, it’s essential if you don’t want to go crazy in the head! So I had a McDonald’s breakfast and hopped on the train, segafredo in hand. Cappuccino. And…

Japan 15. (Tokyo 3)

Tokyo. You make my face hurt. But in a good way! Okay, woah, what to report. This place is crazyyyy! It’s crazy. Crazy. But it’s not crazy all over. As with most Japanese things, it has complete contradiction. Like in Harajuku today, utterly manic, then I turn a corner and it’s like a country lane!…

Japan 14. (Tokyo 2)

As I ate my room service club sandwich, I was flicking through Instagram. Fushimi-Inra shrine, how did I miss this?? Oh wow. I had to go. I set my alarm for 6am, and had breakfast with people who were only awake because they were getting coaches. I got on the right train- bit tick, and…

Japan 13. (Kyoto 3)

Hello. Do you like the coding of my blog titles? It means very little, but makes me feel professional. I’m flash like that sometimes. I was entertained by Takii seed company today. So, after breakfast I walked myself to their offices, 3 minutes away. Before then, I must mention that I made a total faux…