Pickled plum package

Japan and its Plastic

During my trip to Japan, there was something that truly impressed me and not in a positive way. The amount of plastic used is insane. Nothing would have me prepared for the amount of packaging used in Japan that could be easily reduced. Some examples: Most of the cookies were packaged individually and then all …

Japan - Temple in Ueno Park

Japan – First Thoughts

I’m back! Actually I arrived two weeks ago but I needed time. I needed time to reflect about this trip and absorb everything that had happened plus adjusting to my routine! After a trip I always have trouble in organizing everything back. Remove everything from the bag, upload photos to the computer, I don’t know …

Bread

My Love For Bread

I like bread, actually I love bread. I have bread for breakfast almost everyday. I eat all kinds of bread, bread with seeds, “pão de água” (Portuguese bread), etc. Some people might say that bread is bad for you, that it makes you fat, both might be true (at least in excess bread really does …

Using up those apples

End of the day, end of the weekend, it’s hard the end of a Sunday. I’ve a rule that I’ve been implementing for some time to help me not feel stressful in a Sunday: just do whatever you want. If that means stay in bed reading the whole day that’s what I’m going to do. …