WHAT I DO
May 29, 2017
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...
May 27, 2017
Visit a public bath.
Okay, you'll feel more like you fit in. Tiny difference. But trust me, a good, healthy mental state is extremely important for survivin...
May 22, 2017
May 18, 2017
Two things happened in short succession this week, both of which led to me writing this post.
But first, we’ve got to go back. Back to when the Professional...
May 15, 2017
May 14, 2017
May 14th, 2017. I've been in Japan for exactly a year today.
Throwback to waiting to board a plane at Heathrow at stupid'o'clock:
At times, it feels like I s...
May 8, 2017
May 4, 2017
It's Golden Week! A few national holidays in a row, giving most people extra time off work. I couldn't take the Monday and Tuesday off this year, so my GW...
May 1, 2017
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