My first time attending a wedding online (Treasure Box 17)

Hi all! Yesterday, a good friend of mine in Australia got married. Due to covid-related international travel restrictions, I wasn’t able to attend in person. But I was able to attend via livestream. Thinking back about out wedding… Weddings are a really special time in one’s life. They are also a time of huge change!Continue reading “My first time attending a wedding online (Treasure Box 17)”

First Outdoor Walk of 2021 (Treasure Box 16)

This afternoon was the first afternoon in a long while where I didn’t have any pressing appointments or deadlines in my schedule. The temperature was the highest it had been for months – 10 degrees! So I decided to go outside and take my first walk this year. The morning started similar to other SundayContinue reading “First Outdoor Walk of 2021 (Treasure Box 16)”

My New Woolen Jumper (Treasure Box 15)

There was one particularly big change that took place in my life last year, while my blogging was paused. And that is, from mid-October last year, my mother-in-law moved in with us. Megumi’s Mum was diagnosed with cancer in late 2019. She had surgery back then to remove the cancer, and the surgeons thought theyContinue reading “My New Woolen Jumper (Treasure Box 15)”

Megumi’s Birthday (Treasure Box 14)

Hi all! Last week, Megumi, my wife, had her birthday. (I’ve just confirmed, and she doesn’t want her age posted here 😅) It was a special day for us, and another memory I wanted to include in my Treasure Box series. We took the day slowly, and kept celebrations low key. That was because weContinue reading “Megumi’s Birthday (Treasure Box 14)”

A Haircut at Home (Treasure Box 13)

This week, Japan has lifted the national emergency proclamation, and life is slowly starting to move back to normal. The “lockdown” situation in Japan has been very different to that of other countries. The government mandated the closure of some stores, but many were left to themselves to decide if they would close or not.Continue reading “A Haircut at Home (Treasure Box 13)”