21 May

2nd and 4th birthdays ! and my dream house … / チビズまとめて誕生日 ! そしてヨシエの夢の家 …

2nd and 4th birthdays ! and my dream house … / チビズまとめて誕生日 ! そしてヨシエの夢の家 …

さてさて, 今月はうちのチビズ, ルーとハナの誕生日がつづいてます. ちょうど 1週間ちがいなので, 去年は 2人まとめての誕生日ピクニックをやって にぎやかに楽しんだっけ! ことしは日本に行ってたりしたのもあって 盛大な誕生日会とかはやらないことにした ( というかいろんな手配がすっかり遅れてできなくなっちゃった ) ぶん 週末に家族ででかけることにしてます. May is most busy month for us. Because our little boy and girl, both have got their birthdays !! Lu’s turning 4 yrs old, and Melo’s turning 2 yrs old soon. This year we won’t organise a big party. Instead, we are going to […]

3 April

Happy Easter Craft !

Happy Easter Craft !

Happy Easter Bunting for Lu’s nursery school ! made by Susie, her hus and mum, and me. It was such a “Super rushing craft project” while our kids were running around before dinner, but we absolutely enjoyed ! Next day we were happy to see the nursery teachers loved our Easter gift. Bunting is so […]

22 March

Do you like Sushi ? / お寿司はお好き ?

Do you like Sushi ? / お寿司はお好き ?

Sushi party with some friends ! Smoked salmon, Plum puree, Tuna mayonaise, Prawn, Scrambled egg, Cucumber, Wasabi, Crab stick, Natto, Watercress, etc… Choose, Roll, and Eat. Simple and Fun, and Delicious 🙂 ‘ Natto is so sticky! ‘ by Lu Yey ! Everyone’s Sushi is ready to eat… … with some Yoshie’s Japanese food. This […]

22 March

Our 3rd Reunion / 3年目の春のつどい

Our 3rd Reunion / 3年目の春のつどい

On a sunny weekend we went down to London to see some friends. It’s been three years after we had a massive eartquake in Japan. It means it’s been already three years since we all moved to the UK with our little ones after the nuclear power plant accident happened in our hometown, Fukushima.   […]

6 March

Handmade with Love / Spring Bag

Handmade with Love / Spring Bag

To Melo’s friend, twin girls … name embroidered cotton bag, with some flower seeds in it. I wish I had plenty of time to make all my friends’ and little friends’ birthday gift by hand ! It’s so fun. メロの遊び仲間の双子ガールズへ. 名前を刺繍したコットンバッグに, 花の種を一緒に添えて. 日々の育児・雑用と仕事の制作でいっぱいいっぱいで 大切な人たち全員への贈り物を作れる時間はないけど あ〜 あの人にこんなの, あの子にこんなの, 作りた〜い! と夢見つつ 手がムズムズ…   なので, 気が向いた時だけでも 猛烈な勢いでミシンを踏んでるヨシエなのでした. (‘V’)

2 March

Blue sky / 青空のキャンバス

Blue sky / 青空のキャンバス

As long as it’s not raining … or even if it’s raining, still we love playing outside ! Blue painting by Lu and Melo, on a cloudy day 🙂 Hope we can see blue sky soon. 雨が降ってないかぎり… というか, 雨が降ってたとしても ぼくたち外で遊ぶのだ〜い好き! ふたりで くもりの日に描いた絵. 早くこんな青空を見たいな 〜 ( by ルーとハナ )

23 February

Jas’s new book ! / Jas の素敵な新刊

Jas’s new book ! / Jas の素敵な新刊

My friend editor Jas ( Chinese name : 鄧緻盈 )’s new book ” 他們熱情的生活,我嚮往的創作人生 ” has been published ( publisher : 一起來出版 ) recently, and one copy has arrived to me. I wish I could read Chinese ( Only I can guess its meaning from some Chinese character I know ), but it really doesn’t […]