Category: Day-to-day

My apartment

Since I’m leaving I wanted to get some footage of my apartment here and thought I’d do a little guided tour for you, in case you are thinking of coming to...

Gomi rules

Gomi is rubbish, and Japan has a very strict set of rules regarding the handling and disposal of the different types. I recently finished reading If You Follow Me, a fun...

Last day

Today is the last day of term, and I’ve just taught the last English class of, what I will assume to be the rest of my life. I’d like to say...

Time to go

Since I’ve now told Sensei, some close friends and, today, The Company, I think it’s time to share this news on the blog… I am going to be leaving Japan at...

Mail order mushi

The post offices in Japan aren’t just for buying stamps and posting letters, but also stock a huge range of leaflets advertising mail order shopping services. Not just your average tupperware...

Magazines

Just to say that the awesome Kat has offered to send me Wired, and the awesome Felicia has offered to send me Ebony – yay! Thanks very much to both of...