Only time for a very quick update today. Went to a gorgeous Japanese grocery store in Golders Green – now the home of many Japanese shops and sushi restaurants. I love Japanese packaging design – so pretty.
When I was little, Golders Green was full of Yiddish signs and Hebrew writing. But now there are many more signs like this:
And the very sweet shop assistant Naomi (yes!) explained why Golders Green has been so blessed: it’s because the Golders Green College (teaching English) has been targetting Japan, and arranging accommodation and home-stays for students. So that explains it!