Monthly Archives: October 2008


JLPT1 is but a month away! Cue stressing out and breakdown. Luckily, the great spaced-repetition program Anki is here to help! Basically, you create cards which have word, reading and meaning boxes. You add anything you want, from a single kanji to a complex sentence and Anki will sort it out!
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Battle Royale Collar

It’s Autumn and yesterday we had the Japanese Society-East Asian Society annual Halloween party. I opted for a last-minute Battle Royale tribute since I already own a Gakuran! Here’s how I made the collar.
Posted in Japan | 12 Comments

Knowing Nothing v2

I don’t quite know what hit me, but I was suddenly overwhlemed with the urge to re-design my website a couple of days ago. I’ve been busy with Photoshop and enduring headaches over niggling coding issues, but finally it’s done. It’s just as well too, as I haven’t the time to be making websites, what […]
Posted in Design & Web | 3 Comments

Adventures on Yakushima

Finally, at long last! I made it to the green island of Yakushima, tucked snugly away below Kyushu in the South of Japan. It’s a chunk of land covered mostly in sugi (cedar) trees, and awesomely huge ones at that, with sage-old weathered limbs gnarled and warped bearing thickets of leaves, all the way up […]
Posted in Japan | 35 Comments
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