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Scone-making class

The school year is nearly over, so my JTE and I thought we could give the kids a break by doing a cooking class.  He wanted me to teach them to make something traditionally British, as long as it wasn’t rice pudding.  828 more words


Japanese School Life as an ALT

I’ve spent a lot of time blogging about life in Japan and my experiences with cultural differences, but I realised that I haven’t really written about what I actually do when I’m at school. 1,695 more words

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Miss T's adventures in aomori

Arrived at Aomori late in afternoon waited till 5 so that we could shower and freshen up.  Since it was a minshuku you have to wait until a certain time to bath.  256 more words


Tohoku still hiding from us under a white veil

Tried to go to hirosaki today – up early to get a good start but no trains were running there for and hour and half coz of the heavy snow! 334 more words


Snowed in!

Blowing snow all day!

We’re staying at Iroha Ryokan which is just down a little alleyway directly opposite the station and taxi stand.
Nebuta Wa Rasse is just round the corner so we didn’t get too covered in snow. 554 more words


Monkeys + Music = Happiness

Last weekend was absolutely gorgeous, and as I had no plans on Sunday, I went for a walk to the park I’d discovered at the top of a hill a few weeks back. 973 more words


Surviving winter in Aomori

I’d been dreading winter ever since November, when I found out that snowboarding was off the cards for the entire season thanks to my arm, which is how I’d planned to spend every weekend and make the cold weather as fun as I possibly could.  1,105 more words