Everyday life


When I searched online, there were so many different recipes, so in the end I didn’t really stick to a single recipe.  I wasn’t too fond of the combination of chocolate and orange. However, the outcome was surprisingly better than I had expected. (You can’t consume too many oranges in one batch though…) What is… Continue reading Orangettes


Freshly Pressed (photos only)

Last month, we harvested our olives and processed into oil. The bottle on the right is freshly pressed olive oil. It’s green and not transparent at all. It has a very distinctive flavour (“grassy”?), and I think some people wouldn’t like it. We don’t use fresh olive oil for cooking, but only for salad. Also,… Continue reading Freshly Pressed (photos only)

Everyday life

Did you feel it…?

In Japan, the Richter scale is used, but people tend to pay more attention to our own seismic scale. This scale measures the intensity of shaking (not the size of the earthquake itself) at different points on Earth’s surface. It’s measured using the units of seismic intensity (shindo) and is divided into 10 levels. (For more… Continue reading Did you feel it…?

Something about Japan

Visit to Japan

My apologies for a long silence! As I’m currently visiting Japan, I don’t have access to my pen tablet. Intead of my regular posts, I’d like to share some pictures I’ve taken here. The first thing that impresses me everytime I arrive in Japan is parking. Especially after getting used to this in Greece…  … Continue reading Visit to Japan