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ARG?!

Is this a British ARG, or just a publicity stunt for something? No time to investigate, so feel free to comment!

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Engrish toire

I don’t have any intention of posting comical examples of poorly used English on this blog, not least because it wouldn’t leave me time to do anything else. However, I did...

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Staying in school

I’ve just extended college for another month, so will be here in Tokyo until the end of November. Unfortunately my existing homestay family can’t keep me as they have other commitments...

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Family outings

Before this weekend hits, I thought I’d do a quick post on last weekend. Monday was a public holiday here in Japan, so there was an extra day of freedom to...

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Training

When I left England, I promised my Sensei earnestly that I wouldn’t bother studying any art other than Wado Ryu, which I have been training in for the last few years....

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Woo!

I thought it was about time I told people beyond my immediate family that this blog exists, and I’ve had some really nice feedback on it, so thanks very much for...

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Meet The Family: 2

When my homestay family were out, as mentioned in Part 1, I didn’t actually manage to press the buttons on the loo (mainly you can blame these). What I did do...

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Defection of The Rice Babies

Anyone who has spent a length of time in an Asian country will know what I mean by “rice babies”. The bloating, the discomfort, the all round trauma. Well, it’s been...

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Bak 2 skool

Going back to school is a challenging enough experience in itself, but doing so to learn an entirely new language with several new alphabets and a very different way of forming...

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Meet the Family

I was more than a bit nervous about meeting my family, mainly because I thought they could be complete psychos or (even worse) not speak a word of English. I had...

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