Apple Country

Stories of rural life as an ALT in a northern Japanese fishing town.




Rice is the primary staple food in Japan, and most people eat a portion with every meal. I couldn’t face it for breakfast as well, so I asked for bread instead when I was in hospital. I always wondered if people actually got sick of eating it that much every day!

I started badly drawing comics a while ago in a random notebook I have, so now I’m finally getting round to uploading them!  This is the first one I did of a conversation I had with the other ladies in my hospital ward when I broke my arm.