Category Archives: Japan

A tortuous morning

The request: each student presents a speech, up to 1 min long, about their Golden Week. The result, student after student gets up and stands in front of the class saying nothing until their minute is up. Torture for them, yes, to stand in front of the class for one minute, but more toture for […]

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I am in love!

Completely, totally and utterly in love. It has come upon me very quickly and the intensity of my feelings has taken me somewhat by surprise. I knew we would get along, but I did not expect this enveloping feeling of euphoria, and excitement at wondering where our path will lead us. Last night we went […]

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Last night was the welcome/farewell party for new and old English teachers at Meiwa.   With such a welcoming sign (both Puss’n’boots and the one beneath the light), how could I have anything but positive feelings for the restaurant chosen… In case it’s too small to read, it says “I eat, I drink, Therefore I […]

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