Snapshot of My Day

A day in the life…first of all, toilets. I think I could possibly write a book about toilets here in Japan. At least a post on toilets, but I’ll get some more photos first. For now, the toilet seat cleaner. It’s a movement detecting device so no touching anything icky and all you do is insert your little wad of TP underneath, wait for the spray and wipe the seat. Though it is entirely possible that the Japanese do it after they finish as well. I may never know the truth about this. Secondly, vending machines. Everywhere. The one in the photo is literally outside my door. I could go in my pyjamas. There’s a recycling bin right beside it because you are sort of expected to drink on the spot and not wander about offending people by drinking in public. Sadly I have learned it is no longer possible to buy vodka or any other spirits from vending machines due to a crackdown on underage drinking…but I can get it at the 7-11 across the street 😉

Thirdly. That is my dinner from the supermarket. Seared tuna for about $4. Not too bad considering I spent $8 on a hot chocolate earlier today. Lastly, again on the toilet theme. I bought Herb Garden toilet paper that is patterned AND scented. The agency is supposed to supply it but I guess they forgot this weekend and Monday is a long way to go with no TP.

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