I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. (Psalm 139:14 NIV) We, black women live in a world that tries to define our worth: you’re skin is too dark so you’re not beautiful you’re too fat, thick, fluffy etc. so you’re not beautiful you’re […]
I am a black woman in Japan as I am everywhere. As with black women who live all over the world we all have different experiences. How I am treated? Well this depends on who is meting out the treatment. Some people stare, some are rude, some are kind and demonstrate the usual behaviours one […]
Life abroad comes with its pros and cons. I love my life in Tokyo because I have a great support group from my church which provide a well needed balance. We truly fellowship and encourage each other.
Cheap eats in Tokyo, in this context refers to anything that costs 300 – 800 yen. These options with the exception of convenience store will not cater to vegans and vegetarians. These are my go to places when I want to get good food at a reasonable price: Ootoya https://www.ootoya.com/menu/teisyoku/ I am somewhat addicted haha. A […]