Eating Vegetarian and Vegan: Kumamoto Orientation

Eating Vegetarian and Vegan: Kumamoto Orientation

Around this time last week I was gathering my things to help out at the JET Orientation event in Kumamoto City. I had agreed to help out at an information booth about living as a veggie in Japan to help other veggies and vegans. Sadly, bad weather meant that this part of the orientation was [...]

Graduation Day

Graduation Day

Last week, my elementary school 6th graders graduated and... oh my god, it was emotional. I planned my day so that I could say goodbye to the kids from both schools. I would attend the graduation ceremony at Menda Elementary (my biggest school) and then drive to Ue Elementary for the send off. Unlike in [...]

Goodbye Winter Blues

Goodbye Winter Blues

3 months into 2019, almost 9 months into JET. and oh my god time is flying! I'm glad to report that so far this year I've been really happy. Giphy Since last year my self awareness and confidence have been gradually growing and I've become more and more in touch with how I'm feeling. I'm [...]

December Update

December Update

To honour one of my many goals of 2019, I wanted to keep up my blogging momentum and look back on December while it's still fresh. My last month of 2018 was one of the more… emotional months that I’ve had this year, considering all of the homesick-fodder events that took place this month, I [...]

November Update

November Update

‘November arrived, cold as frozen iron…’ J.K Rowling, Order of the Phoenix The month started pretty chill, with me sat in 525 café typing away waiting for my Oreo waffles. I remember feeling pretty happy at this point, Halloween had been a success and I feeling was content in my own company, recharging from another [...]