Saki, another Japanese AFS student, joined us from Warrington near Manchster to go on a canal holiday with us.
Tesco shopping and karate.
Host Father’s mother ill.
From karate lessons to scuba diving
More taking up karate at home whilst Host Father looks forward to a special weekend.
Host Mother is working long hours and Host Father ploughs on in Cork.
Getting up Host Father had gone off to the airport to fly off to his current client assignment. (Other than holidays and a small amount of sick leave, he has been out of the country every week this year.) Host Mother was left to round up the kids for school. Older Host Sister is always a little reluctant to get up on a school-day morning. Even more so on the first day. Despite having a large house, we have only two bathrooms and only one shower. With three girls in the house, mornings are always Read more […]
We went out for a traditional cooked breakfast, walked the dog and then went for karate training.
AFS “handed” Mutty over in the evening and Host Mother and Younger Host Sister took Mutty away for refreshments and to start to get to know her. It is hard to know who was the more nervous. Whilst Mutty is certainly more brave to travel to the other side of the world into a completely different culture, Host Mother was also taking on a lot.