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Book Review: Mishima A Vision of the Void by Marguerite Yourcenar

On November 25, 1970, Yukio Mishima, one of the most acclaimed Japanese writers of all time, was part of a group that stormed a military facility and held a prominent officer hostage. 454 more words


Real Life

My life is like a much more slowly-paced comedic Japanese drama but in English. With broken Japanese (subtitles for everyone!). And starring a Black American lady. 392 more words


Victoria Sushi - Revisit

As I mentioned on my last visit to Victoria Sushi, you couldn’t be blamed for driving right past this little sushi joint and not knowing that it was even there. 180 more words

Restaurant Review

Hans Rice Burger

Putting colorful post it notes has become a novelty for koren owned or themed locations. This place has the added novelty of what they call a rice burger. 82 more words


So, last week we decided to make a quick trip to bukit tinggi, pahang. we didn’t stayed there we only went there for a quick photograph and sightseeing. 1,173 more words


Postcard from Damian Reyes Provincial Hospital

It’s time to explain why I’m in Marinduque. My aunt is a nurse, and she occasionally volunteers for Uplift Internationale, and organization that provides surgeries for cleft lips and palates. 244 more words

Learning to Read and Write, or ABC Japanese Style (part 1)

My hand remains strong
As I enter the fortress
Of hiragana*

Linguists all over the world still argue about the exact number of existing languages. However there are only so many sets of lettersĀ for written communication. 695 more words

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