WHAT I DO
March 31, 2020
There's been a lot happening in my head lately. Literally. And now I'm going to try and get it all out of my head and into this blog post. I hope you've fa...
March 1, 2020
Last week, I found out about a new foodie TV competition in the UK. Our Hairy Bikers are presenting the 5-part 'Chocolate Challenge' series, which started...
January 2, 2020
That's it, a whole decade over, and I've been writing annual recaps for half of it.
As a year to end the 10s, 2019 put in the effort to make itself memorabl...
November 15, 2019
Time for a short break, I reckon.
I'm leaving Japan temporarily, because of changes to my mental health (and some changes to the way I think right now as a...
October 14, 2019
Aji WOW is my series of unusual Japanese food/drink reviews. 'Aji' (味) means 'flavour', and the name's also a pun on 'ajiwau' (味わう) - 'to enjoy the taste o...
September 9, 2019
July 6, 2019
Being unwell is no fun, no matter where you live. When you’re in another country, far from your family, friends, and a more familiar-looking healthcare sys...
May 29, 2019
Every so often, a quote or article comes along that has the foreigner population in Japan up in arms. Like this NYT piece on Pico Iyer, a man who's been he...
May 27, 2019
March 4, 2019