Monthly Archives: January 2011

Peculiar Peers

An English conversation school at which I used to work occasionally sent its teachers off to training seminars so that they could learn how to use a variety of teaching materials. These were to be employed in children’s classes and … Continue reading

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Good: Supercar – Last Scene

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My First Apartment

My first experience of Japanese apartments was not a good one. The school which had employed me had promised to provide me with a furnished flat. I was keen to see it, more so when I was told, ‘You’re lucky. … Continue reading

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Good: Tekkamaki

Submitted to Show Me Japan Vol 1 Issue 11

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Costco Woes

Every so often, my wife and I get in the car and head off to our nearest Costco so that she can stock up on food for what I can only guess must be our fat imaginary houseguests, while I … Continue reading

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Bad: People who need toilet advice.

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Getting Into Karaoke

I’m not fond of singing songs in kids’ classes. The main reason for this is that it makes me feel like a complete arse of a man but the fact that I am a very bad singer rubber-stamps my deep … Continue reading

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