WHAT I DO
February 29, 2016
You may have heard it said that talking to plants and flowers helps them grow. I've never tried this myself. MythBusters did, and sound can indeed make a d...
February 19, 2016
Every so often, a Japanese advert will make its way into the general public consciousness. This is even more likely if that ad features an international ce...
February 16, 2016
Learning a new language is sometimes fun and sometimes a real pain.
Japanese is one of the harder languages to take on – not the worst, but getting there....
February 11, 2016
This isn't a blog post about food. Sorry. It so easily could be. I have a problem with being hungry. The idea of letting myself go without food for longer...
February 8, 2016
I've had my Twitter account since 2009. It's built up into a rather substantial thing, with over 1,000 followers (that's big to me, okay?) and lots of nice...
February 4, 2016
The idea of obligation is a fairly big thing in Japan. Society tends to dictate what you should do in certain situations in every country. That's universal...
Subependymal (grey matter) heterotopia: 2 big words I'm still trying to wrap my brain around
March 31, 2020
You call that a Chocolate Challenge?
March 1, 2020
Okay, 2019 is over, you can come out from behind the sofa now
January 2, 2020
Hitting the 'pause' button on my Japan adventure
November 15, 2019
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 sta...
March 2020 (2)