On my day off I usually go with my wife to ride horses in the country. Inagawacho is just a short drive from Kobe and my house. But it’s like another world. Nature is alive and well there. Fields of rice are nearing harvest time and the sound of the brook running along the road […]
Autumn in Japan and This Year’s Maple (紅葉) Color Change Event
Autumn is my favourite season in Japan. Like Canada, Japan has Maple trees (紅葉 or Momiji) with leaves that change to beautiful colors in autumn and are a lovely sight to enjoy alone or with others. Smith’s School of English Tsukaguchi (スミス英会話塚口校), my English conversation school (英会話スクール) in Tsukaguchi (塚口), Amagasaki (尼崎市), Hyogo Prefecture […]
At Smith’s “TEAM” Really Does Happen!
This week, which was quite busy with a few trials, walk-in inquiries and the usual full load of lessons, I got a special surprise. When I called in to ask about a student’s lesson, I was informed that a student who had taken a trial at Smith’s School of English -Fukushima (スミス英会話福島校）had decided to join […]