Hello, Kitty

Ross Hall

June 1, 2021
(Updated on June 17, 2021)

A red plastic mug with Hello Kitty placed between flowers at a stone statue

This isn’t the first time I’ve seen a Hello Kitty branded mug at the foot of a statue in Japan. I dare say it won’t be the last either.

Born in the UK in the early 70s, I’ve enjoyed a diverse and eclectic career. I spent time in IBM, survived the dot.com bust, got myself well known in Insurance, and lived through more digital transformation projects than is healthy. In late ’20, in the middle of a pandemic, I upped sticks and moved to Kobe, Japan with my wife.

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