The Jetlag is Winning

I find it much harder to cope with jet-lag when I arrive back in Japan. I only managed to sleep for around four hours last night and was really tired during my Japanese lesson this morning. My teacher started by asking me to read her a story. I find it hard to read Japanese when my eyes aren’t sticking together. I was amused that she said that my reading has improved as it felt painfully slow to me. Of course my teacher is Japanese so it’s not that likely that she would tell me that I sucked.

The mosquitoes are also winning. It doesn’t seem to matter what I do but they manage to sneak into my room and night and leave me with itchy bites.

2 Responses to “The Jetlag is Winning”

  1. Geoff! Says:

    Have you read her “harapeko aomushi” yet? (“The Very Hungry Caterpillar” for those of you watching in black and white).

    Can you believe that my night-classes didn’t cover the Japanese for “pupa”? Strange…

  2. karen Says:

    I’ve been too much of a coward to try and read it yet. It’s one of those books that I have such fond memories of reading that I don’t like the thought of not being able to understand it.

    I do lift it up almost everyday so I’m sure it won’t be that long until I try to read it. At the minute I just admire the pictures 🙂