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Day Two: Dango Daikazoku

I fell asleep at 9.30pm and woke up at 1am and just couldn’t sleep again. Jet Lag is ridiculous sometimes, so I indulged myself in doing a little word till 3 am and then tried to will myself back to sleep till 8 am. I need to get on a schedule with this or I’m going to feel terrible for the next week. The bed here is perfectly cosy and

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Day One: Sunrises, Egg Sandwiches and Mount Fuji

I love flying. The first time I flew on a plane by myself I was 12 years old and going to Chicago for a few weeks to visit my family. I had a chaperone to take me onto the plane and to take me to my family on the other side but for 8 glorious hours, it was just me… and the projected screen with Indian films. Since that holiday

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Day Zero: A Journey Back In Time

It’s 1998 and my family from Chicago are visiting. One of my cousins is obsessed with Pokemon, which is the current must-have toy in America, he is collecting cards and all sorts and at first, I think they are talking about Tamagochi’s which were a thing in the UK but I am quickly educated in the world of Pocket Monsters. That was the moment where everything changed. In 2000 I

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