WHAT I DO
June 30, 2017
The next chance to take the Japanese Language Proficiency Test is on Sunday (2nd, July 2017). You can't just rock up with your pencils and expect to get in...
June 26, 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...
June 22, 2017
Since April, in between working on other things, I've sent out exactly 100 marketing emails.
Before starting, I checked out what the average response rate i...
June 19, 2017
June 16, 2017
"Hey, you sass that hoopy Ford Prefect? There's a frood who really knows where his towel is."
- The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galax...
June 12, 2017
June 10, 2017
It's hot outside! I'll say this every single summer in Japan, but it's June and it's hot.
I'm still in partial 'tourist mode'. So many things I haven't seen...
June 5, 2017
June 2, 2017
June is rainy season in Japan.
I know this, because the sudden storm that blazed over Osaka last night was intense. June 1st, massive rainy thunderstorm. It...
Hitting the 'pause' button on my Japan adventure
November 15, 2019
Aji WOW: Peyoung GIGAMAX (over 2,000 calories of) yakisoba
October 14, 2019
Aji WOW: convenience store fish & chips
September 9, 2019
Getting sick and needing a doctor, hospital, or ambulance in Japan - learn from my experience
July 6, 2019