Blackcabbit's World

Bit by bit, the Blackcabbit crafts its nest of DIY handmade art and illustrates a kingdom of doodle critters to beautify the world she lives in.

Shibukawa Skyland Park

Just before their summer holiday ends, we brought Fireball and Twinkle-bell to the center of Japan! We went to Shibukawa Skyland Park (渋川スカイランドパーク) in Gunma prefecture, before we checked into one of the … Continue reading

August 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

All Aboard to the Metro Museum!

The kids are having their summer holiday, so we have been bringing them to museums (or somewhere air-conditioned) just to get away from the humidity. During the Obon holidays (お盆休み), we visited the Metro … Continue reading

August 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Simple DIY Cover for A Bosai-Zukin

When his school breaks for summer vacation, Fireball (my 6-year-old) brought home his Bosai-Zukin (防災頭巾)) for wash. I was horrified. The Disaster Protective Hood was filthy and we bought it for him just four months … Continue reading

August 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Visit to JAXA Tsukuba Space Center

Yesterday was Umi no Hi (Marine Day / 海の日), a public holiday in Japan. Instead of heading to the beach, we went to JAXA Tsukuba Space Center in Ibaraki Prefecture … Continue reading

July 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Kids Dom – A Kingdom for Kids!

On Komodo no Hi (May 5th), we brought our cubs to Kids Dom, or better known as Kodomo no Kuni (こどもの国) in Ichihara City, Chiba.This is a wonderful place for families … Continue reading

May 6, 2016 · Leave a comment


A very important package arrived from UK today! It opened up a new chapter in my life. It contained two certificates from LoveTEFL. Early this year, I completed the 120-hour … Continue reading

April 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

An Illustration for Mama Cafe Flyer

Recently, I was given a fun project to work on. I illustrated and designed a flyer for my Church‘s mother group. Mama Cafe, the name of the group, hosts monthly … Continue reading

April 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

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