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But most importantly ...

On my self introduction worksheet, I asked students if they had any questions for me…there was an overwhelming response asking the same thing….

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First Day In

First day of teaching today, and a rather good and entertaining ice breaker has been getting students to draw my portrait…

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All is full of love

(Been going through a Bjork phase ♥)

Today marks the end of my 4th week in Japan.  This month has gone by very quickly, especially when I think about the fact that my contract is only 1 year long, so it’s really easy to see why so many JETs stay in Aomori for at least another year.  621 more words


Introducing, "Takurei's Room"

Where has the summer gone?

These past few evenings have been unseasonably chilly, suggesting that the days of roasted sweet potatoes, pumpkin flavored Kit-Kats, and foliage will make an early appearance this year. 236 more words

Japanese Culture

First Impressions

As of today I have now visited all of my high schools. I teach at three in total.

I see one of my schools 3 times a week and I work with 4 other ALTs, so including myself, there are 5 ALTs at this school (the most ALTs at any school in the city). 588 more words

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You know you're living in Japan when...

Stumbled into the kitchen to skull back some coke… accidentally skulled back some soy sauce instead. Lesson learnt. #saltyas #japanlife

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I am going to be a bad JET blogger (and here is why)

Before coming to Japan, I’d planned on keeping a lively account of my life here as an English teacher. It would be not unlike many of my peers’ work; several JET blogs do an amazing job of sharing about this beautiful, complex country. 629 more words