Sunday, July 31, 2005

Claire's last day

After elbow-greasing scrubbing my bathroom, cleaning and vacuuming, I met up with Cheryl and Claire in Sanners and we headed to the Kobe City Museum.

The exhibition was 'Masterpieces of the Museum Island, Berlin - Visions of the Divine in the Sanctuary of Art". It was very interesting and featured paintings, statues, limestone carvings and an Egyptian mummy case. The condition and detail of some of the works were simply amazing.

We went to the stand-up noodle bar for Claire's last tempura udon there. (But she will be back, we've been told).

I really appreciate how Claire made the effort to make us feel more at ease when we first came to Japan. Giving us advice, gardening enlightenment (maybe just me moreso), heat rash cream, useful pointers about where to buy things, recipes, her barbeques, healthly exercise schedules and other survival tips.

Thanks Claire! I'll miss our afterschool cuppas and chats (but not the 5 flights of stairs to your apartment). Will see you back home!

4 Comments:

At 5:01 am, Blogger Roy Naka said...

Your blog is excellent - keep it up! Don't miss visiting this site about pet teacher. It pretty much covers pet teacher related stuff.

 
At 7:29 pm, Blogger Weedy said...

I appreciate your information on stuffed toys. I just bookmarked your site and will be back regulalry to keep on top of it. Please check out my blog on stuffed toys exposed - I'd really appreciate it

 
At 2:05 am, Blogger Jim Naka said...

Your blog is excellent - keep it up! Don't miss visiting this site about family kid toy. It pretty much covers family kid toy related stuff.

 
At 11:31 am, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I was surfing through a few blogs and came across yours and wanted to say very nice job on the content, so I have bookmarked your site for future reference.

Just in case you are interested I have a fine gardening
site. It pretty much covers fine gardening related stuff.

Stop by sometime :=)

 

Post a Comment

<< Home