I already talked a little about stationery in Japan before but didn’t talk about what I bought. If you want to know where you can find stationery in Tokyo, I have just the post for you. Also check out my post about the fountain pens and inks I bought in Tokyo. Notebooks Tomoe River Dot
It’s already been a week since we came back from Japan, but I needed to recover. The trip was both awesome and exhausting, my brother’s girlfriend already warned us for the jetlag. She needs three days to recover, so I kept the first days light on activities. We met my Twitter friend Cherelle on the
An overview of the books I’ve read this year and which ones stood out to me. I’ve read nearly as much non-fiction as fiction, which is a first.
Tokyo is filled with shops that sell fountain pens and you’ll even find them in unlikely places. Here’s a list of my favourite places to shop.
We’ve arrived at the last book of ‘The Year of the Dragons’ series by James Calbraith, The Last Dragon King. I didn’t like the previous book as much as I did the others, but the epic conclusion in The Last Dragon King makes up for it. There will be spoilers if you haven’t read all
In The Withering Flame (The Year of the Dragon #6), Bran, Nagomi and Sato continue on their journey to fulfill the prophecy and save Yamato. Torn apart by a civil war, the three have to find each other and new allies to help reach their goal. 4,5 stars.
We’re continuing our journey through Yamato, James Calbraith’s alternate version of Japan. The Islands In The Mists is the third book in the series The Year Of The Dragon. This is the first book where the story in Yamato splits into multiple points of view, as well as expanding on the burgeoning storyline in Qin only teased in earlier books. Hold on to your obis, because you’re in for a bumpy ride.
Last month I started the ride through Yamato with the review of James Calbraith’s The Shadow of Black Wings. This week I’ll treat you to the sequel, The Warrior’s Soul. There will be spoilers to the first book and minor spoilers for this one. You’ll still be able to enjoy reading The Warrior’s Soul after reading this review.
[aesop_chapter title=”~” bgtype=”color” full=”off” bgcolor=”#006489″ minheight=”10″ revealfx=”off”] The Shadow of Black Wings is the first book in the series ‘The Year of the Dragon’, written by James Calbraith. It’s a young adult fantasy book, complete with dragon rides, magic, and demons. This series is an alternate history story set in Prydain, an alternate version of