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The work and life of a Community Education Manager in Japan

Tag: Food

  • Introducing “Just by Grace”

    Introducing “Just by Grace”

    Hi all! I’ve taken a bit of a hiatus from my blog the last few weeks. But for a good cause! I have been helping my wife create and launch her first blog. And at last, the bilingual site is finally ready to be launched! So without further adieu, I proudly present to you…. Just […]

  • Valentine’s Day 2020 (Treasure Box 9)

    Valentine’s Day 2020 (Treasure Box 9)

    Valentine’s Day has an interesting origin. Wikipedia gives a very detailed description of its history – how it started out as a day to remember some martyrs with the name Valentine. It explains how a few hundred years ago, the day started to get associated with Love. Now, in the West, it is a day […]

  • Treasure Box – 4 – Another Birthday

    Treasure Box – 4 – Another Birthday

    The last post I wrote in the Treasure Box series was about my wife’s birthday. And while a little time has elapsed, my own birthday came last month, too, so I wanted to share (and store) some memories from it. Actually, I lost most of my birthday this year. It was the day I was […]

  • Treasure Box – 2

    Treasure Box – 2

    Our Golden Week Every May, Japan has a number of national holidays clumped together, forming what is commonly known as Golden Week. Most years, these public holidays create a 5-day weekend and if you take just a day or two off work, it becomes a long week of holidays. This year, Japan’s new emperor ascended […]