My Christmas English Board

I can’t believe the year has flown by so quickly already! I only have a few weeks left of teaching before I’m out of my current school for good. Time for me to get more active about posting and go through all of my drafts. You guys won’t believe how many pictures I take/half-written drafts I have sitting around. For Christmas, I decided that I wasn’t going to do an […]

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Happy Strawberry Day ~ いちごの日

Happy Strawberry Day! Did you know that the official strawberry day of Japan is January 15th? Photo by Flickr user Anna Peaches It’s a play on the Japanese word for strawberry, which is “ichigo”. And if you’ve been practicing your Japanese, you know that the Japanese word for one is “ichi” and the Japanese word for five is “go”. 15 = ichi-go = strawberry! But why January 15th? Wouldn’t that […]

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Happy New Year!

Hello everyone! I know I’m about 2 weeks too late, but I felt it would be bad luck not to post some sort of New Year’s greeting. (Especially being in Japan, where it has a huge cultural significance!) My resolutions include updating more often–I have a bunch of posts in queue that just need pictures added to them. Unfortunately, my Lightroom program isn’t working properly and I can’t figure out […]

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