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  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    @Indu07
    Did you get fish for breakfast?
    What did you make for breakfast?
  • igor2017igor2017 Posts: 10 ✭✭
    I am preparing to the work day that will be tomorrow. Morally.
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    Right now, I'm reading comments from the notifications. I'm trying to catch up!
  • Indu07Indu07 Posts: 116 ✭✭
    @takafromtokyo not for breakfast dear. I made fish for lunch. I bought salmon. This is my first time I am trying salmon,it is really tasty!
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    @Indu07

    Salmon is one of my favorite fish. Simply put it on grill with a little bit of salt, and you get nothing better! And it goes really well with a bowl of rice!
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    Right now, I'm stuck in a fully packed train. It's so hot in here. I wonder why they don't turn on the AC. Are they trying our durability?
  • Indu07Indu07 Posts: 116 ✭✭
    @takafromtokyo
    That's exactly what I did. But I added little chilli flakes too. I like spice.
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    @Indu07
    That could be an option!
    I like hot and spicy, too!
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    I'm on the train on my way to my office. It's packed with people as it is every morning. The car at the front of the train is women only.
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    I'm in Suwa, Nagano prefecture.
    The sun is out. It's a little cloudy, but it's bright.
    It's a bit strange because the snow is falling. Snowflakes are drifting in the wind.
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    I've just come out the convenience store in the parking area on the highway, and it's still snowing. How weird it is! There's no clouds in the sky and I can see the stars, but it's snowing.
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    I've just been to a stationary shop and this stationary shop is in a department store. As I walked around the department store, I saw many shops selling confectioneries and cakes and the like specially designed and packaged for the coming White Day. They looked really cute.
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    I'm at a Starbucks close to my clients office that I'm going to meet with first in the morning. I'm looking for documents that I'll be discussing with him.

    Every time I come to Starbucks, I'm amazed by how expensive those sandwiches they serve are. And I'm even more surprised to see people getting their coffee AND those expensive sandwiches! It's going to add up to something like 600-700yen. I can't believe people can just spend such amount of money right after they get off the train station in the morning just to start the day!

    I mean, I do admit the importance of taking breakfast...
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    I'm walking along the Yasikuni-Douri avenue to my next appointment. The sun is out. Warm, gentle breeze. It's a wonderful spring day for walking!
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    The Yasukuni-Douri avenue is a pretty wide road. It has four lanes on one side. Do you call such a street a four-lane sreet, or an eight-lane street?
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    My last appointment for today has just finished.
    Thank goodness it's Friday, and I'm on my way to the English speaking cafe!
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    I'm on my way home now. I forgot that I had to get back earlier if possible be aunt wife had a "disco" party tonight. She'll be late coming home, so I need to look after my hungry daughter's.
    I was lucky to remember that before I walked into the English speaking cafe!
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    I feel very tired now. I just took my biggest daughter to the restaurant where she works part time. She finishes her job around 2:30 in the morning. I need to go pick her up then. I think I should take a nap before I do my dishes and take down the clothes from the hangers and put them back in the closet.
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    I've just got a call from my wife. She says she took the wrong train and can't come back all the way back home, only half way back to Mitaka Station. She needs me to come pick her up, so now I'm off to the station to retrieve her.
  • PaulettePaulette Posts: 21,766 mod
    @takafromtokyo

    How nice of you Taka to pick up you wife, but I think your wife will reward you richly for it because women do this! I hope you found her.

    I am enjoying at the moment to have a neat house and enjoy all the wonderful floral aromas of the bouquets in my house
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    @Paulette
    Actually when I was waiting for her and her friend at the Mitaka Station, she called me up again and told me there was some kind of an accident and they were stuck at the station right next to Mitaka Station. I had to move again but was lucky enough to find them without problem.
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    I've just brought my youngest daughter to her swimming class, and I saw cherry blossoms in the nearby park already had flowers. I said to my daughter, "Oh, the cherry blossoms have already bloomed partially!", and she said. "Yeah, I can see that, Dad!"
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    I've just finished reading the first episode of Judge Dredd in comics. I found it on a free online comic website. I realized that reading a comic is far more difficult than reading news articles. But I suppose it's far closer to how people speak.
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    I'm going to cut open the empty milk cartons. In Japan, we usually buy milk in a 1liter paper carton. After we finished it and the carton is empty, we dry it and cut it open to bind it together with other ones. We take the bundle of cartons out for recycle.

    What about in your country?
  • PaulettePaulette Posts: 21,766 mod
    edited March 2017
    @prateek @jackelliot @mohit_singh @takafromtokyo

    I am just finished my Sunday breakfast. On Sunday my husband goes to the bakery for me and he brings several kind of bread. Than we have breakfast together and we make plans the following week. Sunday morning is a oasis of rest.

    @takafromtokyo
    The empty milk cartons are going in a special sack, we call it PMD sack = Plastic-Metal-Drink carton.These bags are picked up and taken to a sorting center

    Drinks cartons are sorted out. Drinks cartons consist of about 75% cardboard, 21% plastic (polyethylene) and 4% aluminum; these materials are then further separated from each other for the recycling.



  • mheredgemheredge Posts: 39,146 ✭✭✭✭
    I'm weighing up whether to spend the sunny day inside, visiting museums and art galleries or whether to walk around outside. It's a tough life being a tourist!
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    @Paulette
    I'm interested in how the recycling system varies among countries. I guess people have to buy those blue plastic bags in the picture, right?

    @mheredge
    It's tough to be a tourist, right! And you live to be one!!
  • PaulettePaulette Posts: 21,766 mod
    edited March 2017
    @takafromtokyo @mheredge

    Yes we must buy the sacs and they are picked up 2 times per month. and when the bag is stuffed wrong than you receive a red sticker with it isn't OK.

    Indeed @mheredge it is tough for a tourist because it is different in all the countries.

  • chiffonchiffon Posts: 14 ✭✭
    @mheredge is tourism only a tough task...there isnt any amusement in tourism?
  • takafromtokyotakafromtokyo Posts: 2,592 Inactive
    I'm heading for my first appointment this morning in Chigasaki.
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