Thursday, 30 January 2020

Masato's cafe review - Garage cafe, Matsumoto

We can have lunch at the Garage cafe in Matsumoto.

Here we can eat Italian food, such as pasta or pizza. It has a big menu and everything is really delicious. However, it only has a few seats, so we usually go there when we have enough time to wait.

The atmosphere is very quiet and relaxed. There is some wooden furniture, so this is a popular place with many local people who want to read or do some work peacefully.

The prices of the dishes are quite reasonable.

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Wednesday, 29 January 2020

Postcard from...Iguazu Falls, Argentine/Brazil

Now I have just visited the Iguazu Falls in the Amazon rain forest in South American continent.
Iguazu Falls, Argentina/Brazil 
It's extremely hot here!!

I was caught a large of the spray from the water fall on the boat, goes to under the waterfall. It was a absolutely exciting experience!! I was soaked with the break water and sweat :)



Tuesday, 28 January 2020

Profile of a Nobel Peace Prize winner: Eisaku Sato

I’m going to introduce Eisaku Sato. The reason I chose him is that he is only one who won the Nobel Peace Prize as Japanese.

He was prime minister of Japan in 1964-1972 that it is the straight job tenure. In 1967, he spoke about Three Non-Nuclear Principles of not possessing, not producing and not permitting the introduction of nuclear weapon. This principle is still very famous.
In 1970, he signed NPT (Nuclear nonproliferation Treaty) excluding USA, Russia, UK, France and China.

These achievements are recognized, and he won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1974. However, he died next year.

By the way, although I am not going to say which county, I checked the list of the successive Nobel Peace Prize winners and I wonder why lots of people who are from one country won the prize after WWII even the country has a lot of experiences of war.

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Letter to Othello

Dear Othello,

I am writing this letter to let you know the story which is very important to you. Please read through this letter as soon as you receive.

I happened to hear the conversation between Iago and Roderigo before we came to Cyprus. From their conversation, I learned Iago’s plans for revenge.

Othello, you must not trust Iago. He is not the good man. Iago complained about you because you didn’t choose him as your lieutenant. Iago has been pretended to respect you and trying to get what he wants from you.

Iago asked Emilia to get the handkerchief which you gave to Desdemona and left it in Cassio’s room so that you misunderstood Desdemona and Cassio are in love. They always tell you the truth and never betray you. You should trust Cassio and Desdemona.

I am your friend, Othello. Think carefully who you should trust. Please let me know if need my help.


Tuesday, 14 January 2020

Postcard from...Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dear Jim,

Time flies, it's already new year!

How have you been? Did you have a nice holiday?

Here we are in Dubrovnik in Croatia having a wonderful time. The weather is truly lovely. We went on a delightful Slovenia and Croatia tour with a tour guide. We've been looking around a lot! Postonjnska, Jama, Bljsko jezero, Rijeki, Sibenik, Trogir, Split and Dubrovnik. The tour is a little busy, but every city was attractive and interesting..

Tomorrow we will go to Plitvice Lakes national park and the Croatian capital Zagreb. Of course, I bought a souvenir for Luna members!

See you soon and talk to you much more soon.



Tuesday, 7 January 2020

After reading -Inviting a friend for tea-

Hi, how’s going so far?
I’m Sammy and working in Tokyo. I moved to Tokyo last month. I think you also live in Tokyo and we have not met long time.

I want to meet and talk with you after a long time. I am interested in afternoon tea and found popular and chic tea shop that has a service of afternoon tea in Tokyo. Have you been there? Shall we go there?

My recommendation is “Afternoon T” in Shinjuku. They have a dress cord that casual fashion like jeans and sneaker is not allowed. If okay, are you free at 2pm next Sunday because the afternoon tea service is available during 2:00 – 4:00 pm? If next Sunday is not available for you, please let us know when you are free.

If you prefer somewhere else, please let me know where you want to go or meet.
I’m looking forward to meeting you.

Thank you,