Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

I have this idea that one way to speed up my Nihongo lessons (apart from really studying!) is to read Harry Potter in Nihongo!

So I looked around the city and tried to find the book!  I was walking around in the Landmark Plaza at Yokohama and saw this gigantic bookstore called Kumazawa. Large open space with rows and rows of books as far as the eye can see!

So big!

The fantastic thing is that they also carry english titles ūüėÄ

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Packing and De-cluttering

With just a few months left until D-day, I have been spring cleaning ,¬†de-cluttering¬†and packing all my stuff. ¬†As a certified pack rat, I’ve got a million and one things to clean up– it hasn’t been easy.

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Practice Day 1

This is Day1 of the practice session in Tokyo. ¬†I woke up late (by Japan time) because I’m only up at 8am Manila time which is 9am. ¬†I briefly¬†woke up in time for DrG to leave for work. ¬†He made sure I knew where to find the things I may need for the day and he was off.

Yoshinoya lunch!

I started the day very slowly. Checking mails and writing down notes for things I needed to do.   Continue reading