Hey hey. I had a few messages from people regarding coronavirus so I thought I’d write a quick update on the situation here in Tokyo. We are fine, and things are generally fine too. The government decided to close all the public schools for a month, but my school will stay open since it’s a kindergarten. The school closures sent people into a bit of a panic, thinking things were about to get bad. As a result, supermarkets are busier […]
Categories: Daily Life in Tokyo
Do you know Japanese Daruma dolls? At the start of the year you colour one eye in black, set a goal for yourself, and then if you achieve your goal you colour the other eye. I am currently making a limited number of IKIMASHO Daruma postcards to welcome 2020. Each card will be individually drawn and painted, and come with a message from me. (Eyes will be left blank for you to colour!) If you would like one, please drop […]
A ceremonial burning performed once a year by monks in Tokyo.
IKIMASHO! | Daily life in Tokyo, Japan
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