The coldness of winter is now a reality and my mornings see me desperately clinging to my blanket and wishing that I never have to leave from its warm embrace. Continue reading Insert Grumpy Winter Comment
Another long break between updates to the site! That must mean that the intervening time has been chock full of awesome and ventures and exciting tales right? Wrong! Continue reading Falling Into Autumn
What should have been a rather boring and uneventful Tuesday morning turned out to be rather eventful with my town’s emergency PA system blaring out a warning around 6am. Continue reading Early Morning Missiles
Our weekly gaming session sees us return to Super Mario World and this time we actually manage to make some progress despite our usual bantering!
A couple of weeks ago I had to go into a local hospital for a small operation and the entire experience reminded me why I am so in love with the Japanese healthcare system. Continue reading A Stitch in Time Saves… Sixteen?
Your weekly helping of Japan related conversation and Japanese snack reviews. This week we try some olive and garlic Jagariko as well as Japanese pickled plums.
With only a couple of weeks left until a new wave of JETs arrive in Japan, we take a look at how to best spend your last few weeks in your home country.
As is usual, our intrepid hosts set out to talk about some Tokyo top tips but soon find themselves wandering off into tangential paths of discussion that have little to do with anything. All told though, it’s another fantastic show!
We pick up some weird and wacky snacks and try them to see whether we can stomach the 和.
We’ve also got some news on a new weekly schedule that will see us try to follow a series of themed shows.
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With only a month left, one of our hosts has to go through the admin of leaving the JET Programme. With that in mind, we’ve decided to tackle the topic of what you have to do when you decide to finish your career on the JET Programme.