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Links For April 24th

The time has come, the Walrus, said, to link to many things. I’m sorry for the delay in publishing since the last one, but it was inevitable due to helping oritent the new CIRs and attending various JET related meetings. 392 more words


ドラマ Time

The time has come to hunker down and prepare for Japan in the best way I know:


I’ve dipped my toes into the world of Japanese Live-Action TV for a while now. 98 more words


Research, resources and references.

Now I’ve got all my paperwork in, the 3 month wait till departure begins. To kill time I’ve discovered many blogs and vlogs about Japan and the JET Programme, as well as some great resources on learning Japanese. 467 more words


The JET Programme Application Process - A Mental Marathon

So the JET Programme Application process is one of the longest, most harrowing job application processes I’ve ever been through. It’s not the application itself, or even the interview itself, but the waiting game that is played after that can really play games with your mind. 921 more words


Introductory Post

I’ve been told that a successful first post to a blog tells the reader all about you. By the end of the post they should know what kind of person you are and what you’re about. 420 more words


The Pre-Japan To Do List


-         Complete orientation in Calgary; get in touch with predecessor; buy お土産, or customary souvenirs and gifts from home for the people I will meet; and other miscellanea with JET… 185 more words


The Elephant in the Room

My friendship with Emily is founded on deep similarities – in tastes, and values, and goals – but it was a superficial difference that struck me first. 514 more words

First Impressions