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Golden Week

Today, much to my relief, Golden Week is drawing to a close.

Golden Week is a series of public holidays held in Japan every year. The majority of which are clustered in early May but you will often get one or two in late April as well. 632 more words

Japanese women of Twitter show off legs to encourage men working over Golden Week holidays

It’s Golden Week in Japan! Aside from New Year’s, these precious vacation days at the end of April/beginning of May are the longest stretches of time in a row that most people get off from work. 553 more words


Why I No Longer Fear Public Speaking

I was on my first author’s panel this weekend at the Real Myth and Mythril symposium.  It went well, overall, though when I first got there, I sat down and saw that several of the other authors had copies of their books with them, or advertisements for them.  1,027 more words


You Tube Series - Essential Skills for Graphic Design Companies in Japan!

This week I looked at essential skills that are required when working in a Japanese Graphic Design Company.

Obviously Design skills are required to be a Graphic designer, but there are a few extra skills that are also required when working in a foreign country like Japan. 26 more words


Working in Japan: Getting Started as a Freelance Translator on Gengo

Although I still get some work with oDesk, it hasn’t been nearly enough to make ends meet.  On top of that, I’m finding that for quite a few companies that advertise, outsourcing to freelancers = way to get away with paying less than minimum wage for work. 1,291 more words


Working working working



So not much has happened this week except I’ve been working every day. I’ve had one day off this weekend which I’m spending in bed relaxing. 328 more words

My Life

The 100 days challenge!

I decided to take part in the 100 days challenge. Why not I said!

I was all set to go, sketchbook, pencils, made some time for myself. 275 more words