Tagged with samurai

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

Week 17: Happy New Year!


NB: Some of my earliest blogs no longer have their accompanying images but enjoy the copy! How was your Christmas? Eat too much? Drink too much? Watch TV too much? Play charades too much? Tis the season, so this week’s blog is all about New Year! ¬†ALSO – If you’re an artist, please check out … Continue reading

Week 14: Okaeri!


NB: Some of my earliest blogs no longer have their accompanying images but enjoy the copy! Welcome home! Sort of . . . Perhaps this isn’t home but I didn’t know how to say ‘the blog is ressurected’ in Japanese! Due to a mixture of heavy workload, illness and having other articles to write (which … Continue reading

Week 13


NB: Some of my earliest blogs no longer have their accompanying images but enjoy the copy! We’re back to the regular feature structure! I hope you enjoyed the last two weeks, as they were done completely differently due to workload and events I happened to go to. I will also be doing a special report … 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

Week 7: Competition time!


NB: Some of my earliest blogs no longer have their accompanying images but enjoy the copy! If it’s your first week coming across this blog, I’d like to direct you to this ten second quiz about a UK-Japan magazine. As you can see, I am doing some ongoing market research and it all depends on … Continue reading

Week 3


NB: Some of my earliest blogs no longer have their accompanying images but enjoy the copy! It’s been a rather interesting week for Japan and, hopefully, you as well! In my Japanese lesson this week, I picked up some pretty useful phrases to use when you’re visiting a friend’s house… Now I just need to … Continue reading