Japan-Four Archive

  • In case you’re wondering about the title (yeah, even if you weren’t, you are now), it’s a quote from George W Bush off a bushlexia page, which is quite humorous. I even fired up my del.icio.us bookmarks so I could add them. There you have it. I thought I should […]

    We are making steadfast progress

    In case you’re wondering about the title (yeah, even if you weren’t, you are now), it’s a quote from George W Bush off a bushlexia page, which is quite humorous. I even fired up my del.icio.us bookmarks so I could add them. There you have it. I thought I should […]

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  • I have been informed by the friendly staff of the international centre that I do not exist. There is no such student as Daniel Price. There is however a Danikoru. Basically, I made a mistake when I was filling in my application form for Himeji Dokkyo- I spelt my name […]

    I do not exist

    I have been informed by the friendly staff of the international centre that I do not exist. There is no such student as Daniel Price. There is however a Danikoru. Basically, I made a mistake when I was filling in my application form for Himeji Dokkyo- I spelt my name […]

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  • For the last week, which happened to be golden week, I’ve been pissed off. That is, I’ve been steadily above a 5 on the pissed-off-meter. It’s a bit like the chicken and the egg situation, as I think I inadvertently created a feedback loop where the more pissed off I […]

    Culture Shock

    For the last week, which happened to be golden week, I’ve been pissed off. That is, I’ve been steadily above a 5 on the pissed-off-meter. It’s a bit like the chicken and the egg situation, as I think I inadvertently created a feedback loop where the more pissed off I […]

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  • It’s bug season. The sakura blossoms have all fallen away, replaced by bright green leaves that are so green, in fact, they look like a Kodak or HP advert, where they’ve adjusted the colour saturation way too high. It’s also nice and hot at the moment, with lots of clear, […]

    Bugs and Gold

    It’s bug season. The sakura blossoms have all fallen away, replaced by bright green leaves that are so green, in fact, they look like a Kodak or HP advert, where they’ve adjusted the colour saturation way too high. It’s also nice and hot at the moment, with lots of clear, […]

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  • As I’m currently in Japan, the tension between China and Japan is a hot issue at the moment. I was talking to Jo’s host father yesterday and he asked me what I thought about it, which made me realise I didn’t know much on the issue. So I decided to […]

    Hoppers and Gargoyles

    As I’m currently in Japan, the tension between China and Japan is a hot issue at the moment. I was talking to Jo’s host father yesterday and he asked me what I thought about it, which made me realise I didn’t know much on the issue. So I decided to […]

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