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Osuimono (Ishiguro’s “A Family Supper”)

I normally try my best not to spoil the stories I write about in this blog, focusing as I do on the moments where food is prepared and consumed, but as food in this short story really is the climax of the piece (as you may have guessed from its title), I advise skipping to the recipe if you wish to read… 1,370 more words


Poetry: "The Japanese Bridge"

More travel and art related inspiration and hey, even Monet was inspired by it. 58 more words


Rosetta Stone Japanese: An Early Review

I’m getting ready this week to complete Level I of the three levels of Japanese that Rosetta Stone offers. It’s been interesting and worthwhile so far, although my experience with the program is definitely not what a true beginner would experience as I have previously studied Japanese. 1,118 more words