The Art of the Japanese Schedule Book

Around this time of year, the stationary floors of stores like LOFT and Tokyo Hands are packed chock a block with people picking out the next year’s schedule book, what Westerners would call a diary. As with a number of other things, the Japanese take organising their time very seriously. I had never really bothered…

theBalm in Japan

All you gorgeous girls (and guys) living here in Japan may be interested to know that on a trip to the Takashimaya Times Square Tokyu Hands half beauty floor (whew what a mouthful) in Shinjuku last month, I was surprised and excited to see a display of theBalm cosmetics there. It can be frustrating being…