Tagged with history

The many faces of Date Masamune


NB: Some of my earliest blogs no longer have their accompanying images but enjoy the copy! Or should that title be ‘The many eyepatches of Date Masamune’? Ha ha ha! *ahem* Ever noticed how there seem to be a lot of good-looking men in Japanese TV series and video games- specifically, young handsome samurai? I … Continue reading

I’m back (almost)!


Wow, so it really has been a month since I last blogged. It’s been a manic few weeks so I’ve not had the time to write much, hence the lack of activity. However, the blog will be returning soon with a few small changes, as detailed below: I may no longer be able to do … Continue reading

Week 18: Resolutions


NB: Some of my earliest blogs no longer have their accompanying images but enjoy the copy! I have three New Year’s Resolutions this year: be more assertive, write a novel (not the one I was working on last year – it kind of fell through) and take a trip around Japan. Hopefully yours are less … Continue reading

Week 10: Recommendation Week!


NB: Some of my earliest blogs no longer have their accompanying images but enjoy the copy! I thought that it might be nice to refer readers to some of the Japanese organisations and people that have been following me on Twitter and vice versa by mentioning them in this week’s features! Incidentally, if you have … Continue reading

Week 9: And the winner is…


NB: Some of my earliest blogs no longer have their accompanying images but enjoy the copy! The results are in and a winner has been drawn! Thank you to everyone who entered the art competition and do keep your eyes peeled as I plan to do more competitions in the later weeks. Anyway, here is … Continue reading