All posts tagged: cats

Snotface Illah

I’m sick. Please send rescue cats. Snot is gushing from my face in record quantities. See that one tissue in the photo? That became half a roll’s worth of ooze paper in just a couple hours. Sinus infection, I’m pretty sure. Delicious aeroplane germs. So I’m loving the warm, humid weather. This is day 4

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One thing a month: my 2013 in projects

At the start of 2013, I decided to do one thing each month. Thing being anything of reasonable significance to me personally as an opportunity to practise discipline, creativity, bravery, commitment or trying something new. I felt I was very close to being in a rut, and needed to find ways to push myself. 2013 is now

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Matcha snack and yakitori – Roppongi and Shinjuku

I have a small brag. I actually spoke Japanese to someone yesterday, AND SHE UNDERSTOOD. I didn’t understand her reply, though, so we awkwardly switched to English. But just this evening, I said something in Japanese to someone else AND SHE UNDERSTOOD and there was no awkwardness. So – level up! ^__^ Tonight, I enjoyed a

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Some spoony banter, and food photos from Rockpool Bar & Grill

My week felt long. I awoke yesterday with a flat, apathetic mood. It reinforced that depression doesn’t discriminate – rich, poor, male, female, struggling, comfortable – when it’s there, it’s there. The ennui can be overpowering. Trying to think one’s way out is frustrating. Like knowing your dinner should be delicious, but not being able to

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Serious cat business

At half past twelve, it’s the animal show in our room. Each day since we arrived, we’ve seen this tiny cat boss around this huge dog. I think having visitors has upset their usual dynamic. It’s clear we should not be adoring dog so much in the presence of cat. Sorry, cat.

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