Something’s Lost, But Something’s Gained

Something’s Lost, But Something’s Gained

Hello, my little lightbulb! I hope that you’re doing well and feeling grounded. Something happened to me this week that left me feeling quite uprooted. My car was stolen on Tuesday night, which I discovered on Wednesday morning when I went to pick up my car in Rainhill, to find only an empty car park. [...]

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 [...]

September Update

September Update

I've been putting off this update for a while, being mega busy and feeling like I wanted to write about other things; but I decided it's important to have a monthly overview (even if it is morbidly overdue). September was my first full month in Japan, I was getting more settled into my house and [...]

The JET Programme: Self Introductions and Settling In

The JET Programme: Self Introductions and Settling In

Hello. My name is Jessica. I am from the UK. I studied English at Lancaster University. I look forward to working with you. Bow. Giphy The importance of this little paragraph has recurred since pre-flight orientation and since I'm starting teaching at 9 different schools, it's going to be said a lot! After saying goodbye [...]