Posts Tagged ‘izakaya’

Typhoon No. 9

Thursday night saw the arrival of Typhoon No. 9 in Tokyo, and it was a big ‘un: Winds reached speeds of 90 kph, at least two people died, and the city’s transportation network was thrown into chaos.
Meanwhile, I slept through the entire event, waking up at 8am to look out of the living room window [...]

Hitting the izakaya

These days drinking is painful. Admittedly, for me it’s always been painful, and my morning-after hangover became something of a legend in my uni days. But now it takes me, on average, three million years to fully recover.
Last night then, I met up with some of my students here in Kichijoji for a drinking “party”. [...]