Category: School

New schools

Last week I started at two of my three new schools, the third being still to come next week, after the week-long holiday I am currently enjoying (in their wisdom, the...

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New schools

Unfortunately, The Company lost their contract with the Board of Education I was working with last academic year. Each year the contract for the company that provides ALTs (Assistant Language Teachers)...

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Goodbye Shinden!

Last week was my final one at Shinden. Well, it may or may not be – I don’t actually know, since the Board of Education are not deciding whether to renew...

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Pointless paperwork

Japan may have the second largest economy in the world, but many foreigners here believe a big reason for this is that it is propped up by unnecessary things. For example,...

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School photo

Thought you might like to see the school photo, which was taken last term but which we have only just been handed a copy of. As you can see, they are...

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The Dog of Ming

The Dog of Ming is one of the most revolting examples of the canine species I have ever seen. A lot of the dogs in Japan look a bit retarded (sorry,...

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