Experience

Reflective Kanjis & Christmas Markets

December 21, 2017

Every year in Japan, on the 12th December, a kanji (Japanese character adapted from Chinese) that received the most votes from the public is chosen, the meaning of which they felt defined the year. 2016’s kanji was 金, gold, a reflection of the pride that people felt when Japan brought home 12 gold medals at the Olympics in Brazil. This year’s Kanji was 北, North. When I …

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Brass Bands & Teaching Classes

November 16, 2017
tokyo tower

So a strange phenomenon happened this week, in that some kind of a film set magically appeared in front of the church just outside my dorm, stayed for a few days (along with caravans for actors, etc), and then left just like that. No idea what was being filmed, but it seems pretty high budget, so if ever find out I’ll keep this blog updated…

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