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Happy 100th post

This blog has now 100 posts- many pictures and many details about my life in Japan. So let’s celebrate a little! This post is going to look at Nabari Dam in a bit more detail, a HOW2: for Place names… Read More ›

How2: romaji

Anyone who either learns or attempts to learn Japanese comes across romaji or romanized Japanese. Other languages have similar systems (pinyin for Chinese, romaja for romanised Korean etc- there are many different systems to represent each language). In simple terms,… Read More ›

The small thanks

Convenience store raffle Occasionally while buying extreamly unhealthy food and coffee, it was treat day (come one next Tuesday), you’ll be told by the attendant to take a ticket. At first you are likely to be confused. But as the… Read More ›

UK attitude: an overview

Why is the UK so self-obsessed? In September, Jacob Rees-Mogg was photographed almost lying down in parliament and it became a symbol of the embodiment of British arrogance (or a nicer way to put it is: Inbegriff von der √úberheblichkeit… Read More ›

Health food in Japan

The world of extreams I have talked about buying protein in Japan very recently, but what I have not yet mentioned is suppliemts, more specifically added vitamins and minerals. If you were to go to a convience store and go… Read More ›

Why Japanese people?

For anyone that is familiar with Japanese culture, “Why Japanese people” is a throwback to Atsugiri Jason who initially featured on the TV programme ¬†‘Sokuhou! Ariyoshi no o-warai daitouryousenkyo 2014,’ and is still being referenced today. But when considering Japanese… Read More ›