Monday was a beautiful sunny day with blue sky and warm temperature. As I walked towards the rail station, the warm sunshine and green leaves of the trees in the wind felt simply wonderful. I don’t know why, but I was filled with great happiness. I took some pictures of the sky and the town and […]Read more "Being happy in mundane things"
There are three weeks until I fly to Hong Kong to attend an international conference. I’ve just started creating my conference poster. This is the first time I’ve designed a research poster, and I’ve read many websites on how to make an effective layout for qualitative research. I’ve got some worries about creating a poster. […]Read more "Weeks 123 and 124: Making a poster"
In April, I was shocked when I found out the result of my blood test for food intolerance. I got the highest level of intolerance for milk and the second-highest level for eggs, barley, and yeast. The test looks at IgG antibodies in the blood; an increase in IgG to a certain food indicates intolerance […]Read more "Coffee and cake after intolerance"
On 1st May I cooked Japanese red bean rice, Osekihan, to celebrate the new Reiwa imperial era in Japan. I love the tradition that Japanese people cook and eat Osekihan at home on special occasions, such as New Year’s Day, an engagement or wedding, the birth of a child, and birthdays at the ages of […]Read more "Week 122: Quality time with friends"