32703 Steps From Kudanshita to Shibuya to Yotsuya

“Let’s meet at the JR station at Shinjuku around 11 a.m.” we agreed upon text as I had the morning free to myself. I took the train to Kudanshita with the motive to visit the calligraphy store that had one of the longest history in Japan, maybe the world too. The visit to the picturesque […]

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waiting for peach blossoms to bloom.

Sauntering mindlessly through the shopping mall that was fully furbished Chinese New Year decorations- mostly red-and-golden themed- orchestrated by the jolly festive songs that jived in flawlessly with the festivity. My phone heavy in my pocket, my heart was absent even with my family and relatives, my mind was somewhere else. Reaching the restaurant, an […]

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Cherish

Chinese New Year is a time to keep in touch with the long lost relatives, especially the older ones. They are the ones that keep the intrinsic meaning of Chinese New Year alive among the members in the family tree, or else Chinese New Year will just be another leisure time to be spent on […]

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Tangled Skein

“Terima kasih, Uncle!” I paid the taxi driver some extra tips and made my way to the convention centre where the choir concert will be held. There were two main reasons, I do things with reasons adhered to them, or else I would not waste my effort, time and energy to do so. First, was to […]

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