Monday, December 6, 2010

A Year in Japan - Kate T. Williamson

Hello lovelies, welcome to the new week! Did you have a nice weekend? I mentioned in the previous post that I was going to take part in a half marathon. I did it! Other than the fact that my legs nearly died, I'm glad I did it.

Did I tell you that I bought quite a few books online lately? I can’t help it! It’s so convenient! With a few clicks of the mouse, I’m done and just have to look forward to the day the postman knocks. One book which I’m really enjoying is A Year in Japan by Kate T. Williamson. It reads like a journal with text and illustrations of her time in Japan. I love that it’s intimate and it’s filled with observations of everyday Japanese life that outsiders often fail to notice. But it's exactly these subtle nuances that I take delight in finding out about.

I know I’ll be re-reading this book again and again, and drawing inspirations each time I revisit.


  1. how inspiring!

    xo Alison

  2. Waahh !!
    I adore !!!

  3. That is a really inspiring book! Thanks so much for sharing and hope to see you soon! Love to you!


  4. I love illustrated journal type books- more so if it's on Japan! I'm going to have to get a copy of this- thanx for posting & letting me know about it :)

  5. Thank You so much for sharing this lovely discovery!
    I want it! I want it!

  6. Congrats on running the marathon! That's awesome :) And thanks for sharing that looks like such a pretty find!


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