Category: Coffee Dates

If we were having coffee – June

If we were having coffee, we’d be in my apartment sitting around the Ikea dining table. I wish I could offer you something fancy from a Nespresso machine but I think you’ve already guessed from the Ikea table that all I have is instant coffee. Oh, but you won’t notice it for long because I’m an expert at distraction (well, all parents… Read more →

If we were having coffee – May

If we were having coffee, I’d tell you that early mornings are my favorite time of day. That feeling of stillness and calm before another busy day begins – I crave it just like I crave coffee. When I was studying, my mother used to tell me the best time to study  was right after waking up in the morning… Read more →

If we were having coffee – April

If we were having coffee, we’d be at Bills by the Yokohama Bay. We’d share a nutty coconut bread and a stack of gooey ricotta pancakes. I’d have my usual cappuccino, all the while wishing the mug would magically refill itself. Our loud laughs would probably earn a few stares but who cares? We’re foreigners. We can get away with stuff… Read more →

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