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Month: November 2017

Nice Trip See You Next Fall

Nice Trip See You Next Fall

I just randomly tripped up the escalator. It occurred so fast I’m not even sure what happened. My foot hit the edge of the stairs  and next thing I know I’m falling forward and extending my hand out in front of me. I would like to think I played it off well and no-one noticed.  Looks like my Tuesday is off to a splendid start! 

Which Do You Prefer?

Which Do You Prefer?

In the past two weeks I’ve had two guys call it quits, and surprisingly they used the exact same lame excuse. As a result, I’ve decided to take a break from dating this holiday season. Winter illuminations have taken over Tokyo, and I rather experience them alone than with some guy who will disappear after less than a handful of dates. So, enjoy this dating update since it shall (potentially) be the last one of the year. Sake Master If …

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New Smiling Faces

New Smiling Faces

Sorry I haven’t written in a while. I’ve been incredibly busy at work, working 5 days a week and 6 days the last two weeks. Sometimes my days are short since school finished early, but working with children is exhausting. Last night I went to bed at 18h30 and woke up at 6 this morning. Almost 12 hours of uninterrupted sleep and I still look like a hot mess today. However, in my chaotic schedule I found time to write…

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Halloween in Tokyo

Halloween in Tokyo

So I wrote this article the day after Halloween while I was at school. I went home and tried to upload it, but somehow the file was corrupted and there was no way to find a previous version on my tablet. Then, I wrote it a second time on my tablet and it also self destructed. As a result, I’ve had to start avoiding writing on my tablet. So, I apologize that writing this article for a third time has…

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Break the Glass Ceiling

Break the Glass Ceiling

In recent weeks I’ve noticed more and more the gender inequality in Japan and the role that woman are expected to play. The Japanese workplace is still very much a male driven place. At the three schools I visit on a weekly basis, about half of the teachers are male. In the States I did encounter make teachers in high school, and at university most my professors were male. However, in elementary school the only make teacher was the art…

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