A taste of the familiar…

I’m a very lucky girl. My mum had to go to London for work today, so she dropped in to the Japan Centre and picked up a surprise for me! 😀

Matcha melon pan and green tea from the Japan Centre in London

She got me a matcha (green tea) melon pan (メロンパン / melon bread) – my favourite – and some bottled green tea. I’m so happy to have a little taste of Japan waiting for my breakfast tomorrow!

Unfortunately, I really can’t buy anything like this around my home town, which is why I’m desperately searching for a job in London (or another big city which has Asian stores, maybe). So far, I haven’t had much luck with jobs although I have applied for a few. Having a sample of London life in my hands today reminded me to keep trying – my new career is out there… somewhere! 😉

5 thoughts on “A taste of the familiar…

  1. The wristband is for a great cause. Sorry, I can’t waer one due to someone very close to me being allergic to rubber & elastic…it’s for this reason I’ve stopped wearing my LIVESTRONG wristband in support of the Lance Armstrong Foundation, in support of Cancer Awareness, which has just celebrated it’s 7th anniversary xx

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  2. It’s funny (though I guess not surprising) how living in Japan can influence us like this. I suspect when I return home I’ll be jonesing for onigiri, and I know I’m going to be looking for a Japan-related job in the future.

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    • Believe me, you will! I would love to just pop to Lawson’s now and buy some onigiri… Good luck finding a Japan-related job. There are some around, depending on your level of Japanese. I think yours is much better than mine, so you should be fine! 🙂

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