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Ask Me Anything Reply

I received a question through my ‘Ask me Anything‘ submission form…

“I need some suggestions for Kiwi omiyage. How did the tea and tea towels go over for you?” 97 more words

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Preparation tips for incoming JETs

It’s really strange to think that this time last year I was still trying to get my head around the fact I’d be moving to Japan in just a few weeks.  1,328 more words

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School Festival Time!

This past weekend I attended my one island school’s festival. Thankfully the predicted rain stayed away and I was able to enjoy a very hot and sunny day walking around the school eating good food, watching dance performances and bowling for sweets! 424 more words


A Blog?! JAPAN?!

This blog thing is NOT easy to maneuver. But I better get used to it because my life is about to get a lot harder in 5 weeks! 717 more words


Beer and Universal Goodness

I finally received word from my school in the form of a letter and a school brochure. The letter, from my Japanese supervisor, was courteous and welcoming, and made me feel a lot better about moving across the world for a year to teach English in a school I know nothing about. 723 more words


Wrapping up my first year in Japan

I looked at my blog history the other day and realised I posted at least once a week when I first starting living in Japan.  Now it’s more like once a fortnight, and just because things have stopped being new and shiny doesn’t mean I don’t have stuff to say!  1,160 more words

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Contact has been established...

Finally, haha. Those of you who haven’t heard yet, I feel you. I was getting pretty hopeless. But to ease your pains, I believe placements with second waves received permission to start contacting their people as of today. 499 more words

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