Possibly the only photo in this blog where you'll see me wearing a dress:-)
As I mentioned in the last update I flew home for a very brief visit. I had been invited to a reception in the Japanese Ambassador to Ireland's residence. He and his wife wanted to extend their gratitude to those Irish people who had contributed and are still contributing to Japan's recovery. It was a very pleasant evening and my mother and I met a lot of very interesting people. I was pretty nervous while lining up to greet the Ambassador but needn't have been. He and his lovely wife were very friendly and relaxed.