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.
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
Aji WOW: Peyoung GIGAMAX (over 2,000 calories of) yakisoba
October 14, 2019