Word of the day: フワフワ (fuwafuwa)

フワフワ (ふわふわ) = fuwafuwa = fluffy, light, airy After looking through my pictures I felt that this is exactly what I need right now, a big fluffy pillow to cuddle with. My husband is away on a business trip and the weather has me so sleepy and with headache that there’s nothing I’d rather do…

Word of the Day: 失笑する (shisshou suru)

The first charakter 失 can be translated as “loss”, while the second one 笑 is the one for laughter, so it really is “losing laughter”, which describes having a fit of laughter perfectly. I admire people who can lose themselves in laughter so completely. They usually have also a laugh that is  very contagious. I…

Word of the Day: 雷雨 (raiu)

picture source: tpsdave (pixabay) Yesterday evening was one of the worst thunderstorms I have ever experienced. The lightning didn’t even pause for thunder, the wind was so strong that trees, if not uprooted entirely, were split in half or lost countless branches. Bricks were flying and crashing onto cars and in the region at least…

Learning Japanese online

The last days I have been obsessed with learning japanese. With my trip to Osaka coming up I wanted to brush up my japanese as good as possible with the time restraint of a full-time job. Of course when trying to effectively learn or build up your language skills one first needs to be honest…