Celebrating Valentine’s Day in Japan
The so-called "female arts" of cooking, decorating and witchcraft take center stage when Valentine’s Day rolls around. If you have been living in Japan for a while now, you might have noticed that the shops here are really on top of the holidays. No sooner do the clocks strike 9:30 p.m. on Dec. 25 than the Christmas trees turn into New Year’s decorations, which then change to ogre masks faster than you can say mamemaki (bean throwing) for setsubun. But if you regularly shop in places like Loft or Tokyu Hands, you might have noticed another display slowly taking over retail spaces: Valentine’s ...
5 Ways to Prevent Money from Ruining Your Relationship
Do you know that financial infidelity is one of the leading causes of marital dissatisfaction?Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreWhile it might not come as a surprise to many, there are those who being with partners who aren’t upfront with their finances is something unusual. And there are partners who do not recognize that financial infidelity is a big problem, and that it portends great danger for their relationship.Financial infidelity is a fairly common phenomenon in relationships and some consider it to be an extreme breach of trust, on par with sexual infidelity. For many, m...
Bindi Irwin gives pregnancy update and shares baby's sonogram
Bindi Irwin has shared her sonogram in an update about her unborn child, who she says is now "the size of a hummingbird".The 22-year-old conservationist - who is the daughter of the late Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin - is expecting her first child with her husband Chandler Powell and took to Instagram over the weekend to give an update on her pregnancy.Bindi also gushed that they "can't wait" to start teaching their little "Baby Wildlife Warrior" about the importance of protecting the planet and "the beauty of wildlife".Alongside a snap of the pair holding the baby scan and a koala, Bindi wrot...