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A Bit of Extra Blogging

teaching-dinoJust to stretch my blogging legs (fingers), I’ve started writing a little bit for GaijinPot.com. It’s a great site filled with all kinds of resources for those wanting to live in Japan or for us already living here. My first with them went live a few days ago, please check it out! It’s all about the strange relationship I have with my students.

Originally, when arriving at my school, I was like a rock-star. Students would scramble to get a look at me, or hang out of windows to get a “Hello!” Those who had more yaruki (doing spirit) than others, would run up and try to say in broken English various points about my appearance.

Read the rest here.

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6 thoughts on “A Bit of Extra Blogging

  1. tall nose? Is that a direct translation? If they think you’re tall… I’d hate to think how gargantuan i’d feel 😉

    It was a great article! I laughed quite a few times. Thank you for sharing!

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