Oh, happy solitude

Not everyone will view the trend described in this recent Japan Times article as positive, but I certainly think it’s an encouraging development.

After all, it’s no mystery – at least to those who know me – why I dine out at Ichiran so frequently whenever I holiday in Japan. (Here’s a review I wrote of one particular Ichiran branch; note that the seating arrangements described there are standard across their branches.) They’ve got delicious Hakata-style ramen, true enough. But more than that, the individual booth seats allow me to enjoy my meal in near-complete privacy, without having to look at another human being … or worry about anyone else looking at me.

As an incurably anti-social traveller, the prospect of being able to limit my interactions with the rest of humanity to the barest minimum is welcome news indeed. (^_^)

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Pascha nostrum immolátus est Christus, allelúia

Itaque epulémur in ázymis sinceritátis et veritátis, allelúia, allelúia, allelúia.

Friend and reader: I wish you, your family, and all your loved ones a very happy Easter.

I don’t do Valentine’s Day. Let’s watch a video of Seungjae instead.

You are welcome. (^_^)

新年明けましておめでとうございます

Greeting the new year K-ON style

Diego happily wishes you all the best in the year ahead. ~(‾⌣‾~)

Læténtur coeli…

christmas-2016

…et exsúltet terra ante fáciem Dómini: quóniam venit.

Diego wishes you, your family, and all your loved ones a very happy Christmas.

Dic nobis, María, quid vidísti in via?

Annibale Carracci - Holy Women at Christ's Tomb

Sepúlcrum Christi vivéntis et glóriam vidi resurgéntis.
Angélicos testes, sudárium et vestes.
Surréxit Christus, spes mea: præcédet vos in Galilaeam.

Diego wishes you, your family, and all your loved ones a very happy Easter.

新年明けましておめでとうございます

Greeting the new year K-ON style

Diego happily wishes you all the best in the year ahead. ~(‾⌣‾~)