• Events
  • Okinawa Day 2015

    Okinawa day 2015 crept up fast this year with underground advertising – literally on the underground tube station tunnels and in the metro. It was delightful to see what Japanese tradition and culture the organisation had to show us this year outside Spittlefields Market, near Liverpool street station. Some of the highlights included Okinawan music […]

  • Events
  • Okinawa Day 2014

    A friend of mine asked me if I was free 21st June to go to Okinawa day. this was something I had never heard of of. Okinawa is a prefecture made up of thousands of islands, south of Kyushu. The largest Island is named Okinawa Shima, or Okinawa Island, the mission of Okinawa Association U.K […]

  • Anime
  • Festival Asia 2015 Saturday

    Fleur Estelle Dance School – http://www.fleurestelle.com/ Festival Asia debuted last weekend on 15-19th May at the upcoming event venue Tobacco Dock. After seeing vigorous marketing at tube station, on social media, Time Out, Evening Standard it was time to go and see what the event had to offer. This was the first Eastern event I had […]

  • Food
  • What is Matcha?

    One of the most signature flavours of Japanese cuisine is Matcha. This can be used in tea, milkshake, cakes, ice cream – you name it that flavour is there! However what is Matcha? Being British I originally didn’t know what it was and assumed by the colour and smell it was a type of tea. […]