Japan 8.

What have I done today? Well, first, I got a mini lay in, collection wasn’t until 10am.

Japan 6 (illustrated).

Blimey. I am exhausted. I am having so much fun, but my senses are utterly overloaded. Different foods, different people, different languages, different sights, sounds, smells… Ahhh! So, tonight, it’s simply photos.

Japan 5.

Me? I’ve got chopstick pride. I am confident with chopsticks. I will sit in a dining room of Japanese people and use my chopsticks. I will then go to lunch with my hosts, and use the chopsticks. I will then find out I am using them the Chinese way. But, heck, at least I’m picking…

Japan 4.

I’m sitting here listening to Last Christmas- pan pipes edition. It’s coming from the gift shop. I can also hear the upper lounge, where the air hockey is, next to the karaoke lounge. I want to go up and look, but I am terrified, the Japanese sing with such energy. I didn’t go English with…

Japan 3.

My first working day. I tried to assemble an English cooked breakfast on my segmented plate. It failed when I added carrots to the top left hand corner. I also ate three Danish pastries.   So, I left the building, taking my crumpled shirts to Barakura (if you recall, I had a trouser press fail!)……

Japan 2.

I must admit, I didn’t sleep well. I felt anxious; small room, jetlag, thirsty, just generally daunted by such a foreign country. But, hallelujah, my usually positive attitude shone through, and I woke up feeling energised and eager to see what breakfast oddness awaited me… After stumbling from bed to shower, I prepared the worlds…

Japan.

Ok, I’m sat here on a plane, just sitting, not even contemplating. Just letting myself melt away from my recent busy existence, downloading and clearing disc space, so I’m ready for some new experiences. Because I’m on a flight to japan! My blogging about this trip, and it’s possible idiosyncrasies, has been accelerated by the…