It's Friday and it's hot. Yes I think today is the hottest it's been in Tokes this year and personally I love it! Of course I say this from the comfort of my air conditioned office but I mean it (except when commuting and some hot sweaty guy's sweaty skin is rubbing against your arm). Martine and I have talked about this before but have any of your Tokyo dwellers out there noticed JUST how hot Shibuya station is (particularly on the 1st floor from the Ginza sen exit down to around where you walk over to the Inokashira-sen. Sometimes I think that if for some reason I couldn't get out of there, I'd die from the heat. Yes die.
But I digress. My new obsession is black sesame pudding. They just recently started selling these at my work cafeteria and it is the most delicious dessert I've had in a long time. It's cool, it's tasty, it melts in your mouth, it's not too sweet and you end up with the sweetest aftertaste of black sesame seeds in your mouth. They also cost a measley 60 yen (and yes I've been tempted to buy two) They look gross being a slate grey colour and I only have a crap phone pic for you, but here is my latest obsession:
I'm on the verge of a long weekend here in Japan and I'm excited. Monday is Marine Day in Japan and that means we are going to head to the ocean where the sand is black, but the beer and fun will be overflowing. Have a good one!!!