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Life Would Go On, As It Does. As It Must.

Kieron stood at the window and watched his father hand over the bundle to the carrier. The carrier looked at the red writing across the envelopes, and began to argue, for just a moment — this is the right address, and that’s his son’s name, isn’t it? 1,308 more words


The temporary life of a JET

Ok, so all life is temporary, but let’s not get on to that.

So, on JET, the Japanese Exchange Teaching Programme, there is a sense of temporary here. 499 more words

Living Life


Illuminations is the Japanese version of Christmas light decorations, though they usually run throughout the whole of winter. We went to see the illuminations in Gotemba, at Gotemba Kogen Resort. 34 more words


Why a buzzy startup is giving equity to customers

In April, e-commerce site Jet.com plans to open its digital doors to the public in one of the most anticipated startup launches in recent memory. The “members-only shopping club” has raised an unprecedented $220 million in venture funding, which values it, including the funds raised, at $590 million. 481 more words


This Will Pass

Kieron’s mood improved drastically after finding the letters; though he was wounded beyond belief at his father’s actions, though he was furious beyond words, he showed none of it, and simply soothed himself by reading and re-reading the letters he’d found. 1,891 more words


big buddha, many deer

Nara Park is home to more than 1000 wild deer, who are free to roam and terrorise at their leisure. Safe passage through the park is granted simply by not purchasing any of the popular deer crackers from the many stalls dotting the grounds. 165 more words


Japanese School Life as an ALT

I’ve spent a lot of time blogging about life in Japan and my experiences with cultural differences, but I realised that I haven’t really written about what I actually do when I’m at school. 1,695 more words

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