Welcome to Hair Flap Central

Photos and occasional words from one American’s experience(s) in Japan.

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A 'Hair Flap', You Say?

I’m Scott, a guy that keeps finding himself in Japan, be it as an exchange student, an Assistant Language Teacher on the JET Programme, or most recently just a dude with a camera. At some point I got the bright idea to share the thoughts and images that came to me while in this amazing country and that’s what this is… a blog called Hair Flap.

As to what the actual words ‘Hair Flap’ might mean, well, that’s gonna take a bit more ‘splainin’…

Hair Flap!?

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Ah, Here’s Japan. Right Where I Left It…

  Wow. Does it ever feel good to be back. Those who know me are probably already aware, but at the beginning of May, my wife Mary and I moved to Japan as part of her job. Three thoughts have been in my head a lot lately: How grateful I am, not just that Mary has... read more

Hindsight, Pt 2: You’re Never Off the Clock

Getting back to what I was yapping about some number of weeks ago regarding the “other side” of the JET Programme, I don’t really know what to say. To recap, I had finished up my critiques on the effectiveness of JET’s educational aims and then... read more

“Shoot… the Glass.”

Whew! After two months of rehearsal and production on the film side of things, and two weeks of performance, our multimedia production of Trainspotting is finally over and done with. The review was a bit of a mixed bag, but our audiences grew every night with the last... read more

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