Does staying indoors binge-watching Netflix for almost a week sound like a plan? I did that when the doctors tested me positive for influenza and advised me to keep indoors. After day 4, I was getting irritated, nearing a nervous breakdown and wanted to go outside. So when a friend invited us to go for… Read More Better outside
To be honest, I am happy with plastic chopsticks and bowls. I never understood why people would be interested in paying a small fortune to get good quality wares when the plastic ones look exactly the same (and sometimes, much better)! So, when I had the opportunity to paint my own chopsticks by lacquer I… Read More Paint Your Chopsticks At Appi-Nuri Lacquerware, Hachimantai City
Originally published in Go!Go!Tohoku When one of our Japanese friends invited us to her place, we gladly accepted since we were looking for ways to relax from our hectic schedule. As an International Student here in Japan, it is always nice to have some Japanese friend. We get to practice Japanese, know about the inside… Read More Opening of the Souma Line at Fukushima
She was one of my closest friends during undergrad. A social bee, artistic, creative and someone who was (I hope she still is) one of the bests in Engineering drawing (yes, we had to study THAT too, despite us not being an engineering students) is what I would like to describe Shreta. Shreta Ghimire a… Read More BookTalk with Shreta Ghimire: Books can Motivate You to Have a Dream
Binit and I met at the UYSC orientation program last year. However, it was only during Story Cycle training program when we came to know each other well. We would talk and walk along the roads of Gorkha about many things. Binit is not only an avid reader but also a passionate researcher in the… Read More Book Talk with Binit Gurung – "Reading Has Enriched My Life"
A friend of mine once told me, reading books is one of her ways of salvation. I feel talking about books is too 🙂 It seems like I’m less frequently doing the book talk so, from this month, I’ll try to include this section monthly here. This month’s interviewee is my friend Prashamsa Bhattarai. Working… Read More Book Talk: Prashamsa Bhattarai: Who likes to read from a child’s perspective