wanichan's English blog

Just blogging in English from Osaka, Japan. Technology, Diary and Life Style.

Diary

Enjoyed at Universal Studios Japan

My mom texted me on Saturday and she is really busy these day so she couldn't meet me on my birthday night, so she proposed me to go to Universal Studios Japan on Sunday instead. It's very beautiful sunny. A lot of people as usual. And a b…

Listening to music while riding a bike

I go to the gym almost everyday these days. Now I am making a playlist for the gym on my iPod touch. Unfortunately my gym is closed because of the system maintenance. I have to wait for Wednesday. I went to the body shop to buy the followi…

I got a free drink at Starbucks

Before an English class, I went to Starbucks for lunch. I didn't use the CV coupon. I was hungry so I ate Teriyaki Chicken Sandwitch. I got a chance to get "One More coffee" for 100 yen. After I took the class, I went there again for a fre…

My first goal of this English blog

In order to make my English sites satisfactory, I decided to post 100 articles to this English blog. This is the 40th article of this blog, so 60 more? I have another Japanese non-technical blog and there are 202 articles. About 3,000 page…

First time to get a free drink at Starbucks

Yesterday, after I took an English discussion class, I went to Starbucks because the coffee beans in my house were gone. At first, I ordered a chocolate cake and a tall size of iced cafe latte with Cafe Verona and Starbucks VIA® Latte Caff…

Time to start planning for the upcoming trip?

In English, when I type "vancouver" on Google, "Search your Google account" on the top. In Japanese, "Upcoming Flight" info shows up on the top. I don't want to get lost so I am looking for maps in Vancouver on the Internet. Print them and…

Ordered Kindle Paperwhite - White on Amazon Prime Day

I am an Amazon Prime member and now Prime sale is taking place in Japan as well. I have a white kindle with special offers that I bought two years ago, but the special offers are really annoying so I am tired of using it. So I decided to g…

Booked the flight to Vancouver

I don't want to flight to the US for a while because of the current president. I keep saving the United millage instead. I've been to Vancouver in Canada three times, the first one was for a homestay after new year's holiday. The second is…

I've filed my tax return today

I went to the tax office to file my tax return. Working on it is now just a piece of cake for me because I've done it many times. I know what to do, I know how to do. In Japan, the deadline is on March 15th. Speaking or it, I found the fun…

I've lost my house keys

After I ordered for lunch, I realized that my house keys were gone. I was so anxious that I couldn't enjoy eating, but I just tried to put the food into my stomach. The spare keys for my house were at my parents' house so I called my dad a…

Sumiyoshitaisha shrine with my parents

I went to Sumiyoshitaisya shrine with my parents. We got there at 9:30 am so there were not so many people.

Lucky bird in Tennoji Zoo

After I enjoyed shopping with my little sister, she asked me to go to Tennoji zoo together because she really wanted to see "Masahiro". I had no idea who Masahiro was, but he was not human - as known as Lucky Chicken He started his life in…

My mom treats me to dinner for my birthday

My mom and I always treat each other to dinner on birthday. This time she treated me yakiniku like below. Look at this picture! Does it make you hungry?

Postpone buying a new laptop

I was thinking about a new laptop for a long time, but, unfortunately it's time to renew my English classes so I have to pay about $3000. That's why I cannot afford to buy a new laptop next month. I think I have too many devices so I am tr…

I got my house keys back!

I have a long story. I went to my bank in order to apply for mutual aid system or something, but I needed to show them a copy of the final return for income tax form and the notification of opening business as self-employment. So I went ba…

McDonald's offers shrimp burger in Japan

When I posted to Facebook after I ordered shrimp burger set meal at McDonald's, a friend of mine said "Why doesn't McDonald's offer this everywhere?" Would you like to have shrimp burger? Actually they don't have the one anytime. This is n…

My Decision

I decided not to try to be back to a Microsoft MVP particularly. Before I became an MVP, I'd never tried to be that because I didn't know the program. But, I'll keep doing my best. Being an MVP is just a result, I think. Nobody knows what …

Funny old man at McDonald's

When I was studying English at McDonald's as usual, one American old man came and asked me what I was doing. He often comes here with his Japanese wife. I told him I am going to Seattle this Saturday, then he asked me why I am going to Sea…