I’ve taught English in one form or another for going on thirty years now. Who knew that taking a summer English teaching job back in my junior year would have such a big impact on my life? Funny how life is. Over the years, I’ve been asked many of the same questions over and over […]
How safe is Japan?
I used to work teaching English at Smith’s School of English Fukushima-ku, while I was on my working holiday here in Japan. These days I still love to spend time hanging around Fukushima-ku and with the students at Smith’s. While chatting with some students in English we arrived at the conclusion that by comparison with […]
Houses of Senriyama
Whilst traversing Senriyama’s quaint suburban streets, one begins to wonder how it came to be that many houses (often on the same street) are so different in architectural style. Coming from the UK, it is common to see the same house style in a whole town whereas Senriyama seems to have 5 different houses on […]