October 15 (3)

This is the last time I’ll complain about this new WP editor, I promise. But gosh, scheduling and editing stuff cannot be done easily using this! Everything that used to require one or two clicks now has to be done using multiple (and you can’t easily be reminded of things, such as if you’ve already scheduled posts for a specific day). On top of that, the editor runs so slowly on my mac, granted it’s from 2013 so a fossil by some standards but it still runs stuff like Photoshop really fast, so what’s with this website?

Door in Tokyo, by a shrine

October 14 (3)

After a morning of walking around I went back to that burrito place I liked last time – still as good (and with very reasonably sized servings, no nap needed afterwards). I also picked up some Halloween KitKats, and I actually now forget what they contained, sweet potato I believe.

(again, this is only second post written and scheduled with the new WP editor and it is still very much a mess)

Burrito in Tokyo
Halloween kit kat in Tokyo

October 14 (2)

This is the first post I’m trying to make using the new editor and it is a mess! I can’t for the life of me figure out how to easily insert multiple photos at once without creating a gallery like you used to be able to… yikes!

Also now the little calendar on the side no longer shows which other posts are scheduled for a specific day – sad to see that feature go, it was very useful to me as I schedule things up to three weeks in advance so posts keep on coming even when I’m on holiday or will be busy.

October 13 (7)

My mind makes strange connections sometimes. We went to this bamboo “forest”, essentially a short path through some really tall bamboo, and the first thing that came to mind was, “well, this certainly looks like something out of Centre Parks advert.” The thing is, I haven’t seen a single Centre Parks advert in over a decade and I have only ever been to a Centre Parks once in my life and that was about twenty years ago.


October 13 (5)

Views on death from other cultures are really fascinating – I’ve never been to be scared of death, cemeteries, etc. As I always, “we’re all going to die one day anyway”. It is quite lovely to see people leaving the deads’ favourite beverages (and foods sometimes), it’s a “hey, I remember you and hope you’re enjoying yourself wherever you are, have one on me!” that’s way more cheerful than just a bunch of flowers and a candle.

(As I said on Instagram, when I die, I’d really appreciate some hot beverages, preferably with loads of caffeine.)


October 13 (3)

As someone who routinely burns her mouth by drinking hot tea (I got a new thermal mug and it keeps stuff super hot for hours and I keep on forgetting that and go in for a drink… and it hurts), this was not really my cup of tea. I’m sure there are plenty of health benefits and you get time to relax and meditate and all that but it doesn’t bring you that, “ahhhh” joy like a nice hot cup of tea does!