Hello again, it’s still day fourteen, and this is my second post for the day. I’m listening to ONE OK ROCK‘s new single – Taking Off – as I’m writing this, and it’s so good, I can’t even. Can’t wait for the next time I get to see them live. But anyway, this post is not about my unhealthy ONE OK ROCK obsession, it’s about what I did yesterday, which was quite spontaneous, a bit random, and a lot of fun.
HAH, just kidding, the above paragraph was the only thing I wrote on day fourteen, and then I went and procrastinated, or ate, or fell asleep, I don’t remember. *Worst blogger ever* It’s actually day sixteen already, and even more has happened in the meantime since then, but I’ll finish writing this post about day thirteen first before going on to talking about Doshisha’s placement test in general, my own placement test results, and the kind of complicated course registration process. And stuff like that.
On day thirteen, the weather wasn’t as horrendous as it had been the day before – it was still looking pretty grey and cloudy and dark outside, but at least it wasn’t pouring rain anymore. Determined to make use of every single somewhat rain-free moment, two friends and I decided to go to Chion-in, a temple located in the Higashiyama ward in Kyoto, close to Maruyama Park and Gion. I had never been to this particular temple before, so I was extremely excited.
But yes, I’m always excited, anyway. About everything. But I was especially extremely excited, okay?! Continue reading