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Hello Kitty – Sickly Sweet

Hello Kitty – Sickly Sweet

Whilst Christmas shopping the other day I came across these Hello Kitty ‘Sprinkle Cupcake Treats’ from America and couldn’t resist treating myself. I should have known better! Had they been Japanese hello Kitty sweets I’m sure they would have been quite nice, but these American sweets were sickly sweet and quite disgusting! (>_<) No wonder … Continue reading

A to Wa of Japan: Week 35

A to Wa of Japan: Week 35

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with  む (mu) and we looked at Murasaki Shikibu (紫 式部).This week we are looking at things beginning with め (me). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this week: Zooming Japan suggested Meguro (目黒 / an area of Tokyo), and mentaiko (明太子 / … Continue reading

Kawaii Hello Kitty stuff…

Kawaii Hello Kitty stuff…

Miss Kitty White sure is a popular girl here in the UK, and recently I’ve been spotting her everywhere! Here are a few places I’ve caught Kitty-chan recently… She was in the window of the Build-A-Bear Workshop in Covent Garden, and I have to confess I was tempted to build a Kitty! Aren’t they cute? … Continue reading

Happy Hello Kitty Easter!

Happy Hello Kitty Easter!

Hello Kitty is still really popular here in the UK, and she seems to be a regular feature in the supermarkets now. I spotted a few different Kitty-chan Easter eggs this year… There may well be more varieties available – I didn’t really go looking for these ones, I just happened to see them. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

A Very Kawaii Christmas

A Very Kawaii Christmas

I was really lucky this Christmas and birthday and I received lots of great kawaii (cute) stuff. I’ve already told you about the gorgeous Hello Kitty Liberty Art Fabrics dinner set which I received for my birthday, but here are some of the other things I received… Christmas looked promising from the start: I got some … Continue reading

Weekly Shiritori #52

Weekly Shiritori #52

Welcome to the last post in the series of Weekly Shiritori! Last week’s post was about Shimane (しまね / 島根), so this week I need to start with  ね (ne). A big thank you to everyone who joined in this week (and all year!) – UK Seikatsu who suggested Nebuta-matsuri (ねぶた祭り), neon (ネオン), which is not an original Japanese … Continue reading

Shopping @ Hyper Japan 2012 Christmas

Shopping @ Hyper Japan 2012 Christmas

In my final post about Hyper Japan 2012 Christmas I thought I’d focus on the true spirit of Christmas – shopping! 😉 Hyper Japan was the place to pick up kawaii (cute) and otaku (geeky) Christmas presents this year, and I could have spent a fortune just on presents for myself! Other than the food … Continue reading

A prize from Pixie Late & sushi noms!

A prize from Pixie Late & sushi noms!

Back in October the gorgeous Pixie Late ran a giveaway on Facebook and I was lucky enough to win one of the prizes! There were three prizes up for grabs: 1. A big Usakumya ‘Bunny Bear’ bag by BABY, the stars shine bright (from HYPER JAPAN) 2. A pack of Japanese goodies: Sakura x Matcha Kit Kat, Hello Kitty … Continue reading

Hello Kitty Liberty Art Fabrics

Hello Kitty Liberty Art Fabrics

Proving that girls are never too old for Hello Kitty, I received the most beautiful Hello Kitty dinner set from my Mum for my birthday (thanks Mum!). It’s from the Hello Kitty Liberty Art Fabrics series, which is a range I have had my eye on for a while now because the designs are just … Continue reading