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Motivation’s Back in Okinawa

April 5, 2018

I’ll be honest – I had a moment to write just after I got back from Okinawa on the 19th, but I just couldn’t find it in myself to write anything at all. Like my mind had gone completely blank. I’ve had the most amazing 2 month break though, and I just wish I had an infinite amount of resources and time so that I …

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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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Waseda Hoshien: The Basics

December 7, 2017

So, in lieu of anything at all interesting happening this week (minus a visit to Meiji Jingu, a famous shrine next to Harajuku), I thought I’d make a post that might turn out useful or informative or something for people who will come to study at Waseda in the future.

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