WHAT I DO
November 30, 2016
On the long, uncomfortable trek through the Joyo Kanji list, similar-looking kanji have a tendency to block my path.
Lately, it's been this pair:
防 - prevent
November 28, 2016
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...
November 23, 2016
I currently live on a hill.
Before getting here, I took a sneaky look at the place on Google Street View. I saw a hill, but a relatively mild one. An inclin...
November 21, 2016
November 17, 2016
Most of the time, culture shock happens when you arrive in - or leave - a country.
Japan shocks people. Even if you've lived in a city all your life, Japan...
November 14, 2016
November 9, 2016
Reaching level 20 puts me 1/3 of the way through WaniKani's lesson plan.
Is the motivation still there?
Yes. If anything, I feel more like I should be checki...
November 7, 2016
November 2, 2016
For Halloween, I dressed up as a blue alien. Jumpsuit, LED antenna headband, the works. Even painted my face blue to make the whole ensemble better.
Subependymal (grey matter) heterotopia: 2 big words I'm still trying to wrap my brain around
March 31, 2020
You call that a Chocolate Chall