Osaka Era 2016-Present

Osaka Hair Flap

Our tasks in Sendai complete, we migrated again. This time, our home is the sprawling metropolis of Osaka, known for it’s congenial inhabitants and famous for it’s…everything.

ESL Teachers, I’ve Got Your New Textbook, Right Here!

I came across this a while back and completely forgot about it until going through my phone photos recently. This is a book called "The Correct Usage of 'Bitch'" (正しいBITCHの使い方)and it may be one of the most amazing things I've ever seen. It's chock-full of, dare I say,...

Sakura Season 2016

Another year, another Hanami (cherry blossom viewing) season. Last year we were in Tokyo for the blossoms and had a great time at Shinjuku Gyoen Park. This year I was personally lucky enough to have two good sessions on the same weekend. Last Saturday, I headed out to...

Get Ye to a Mountaintop: Osaka Edition

As I've mentioned before, when I'm in a new place for any length of time, one of the first things I like to do is get up high and get oriented to the surrounding geography. Sure you can look at a map, but it's just not quite the same as eyeballing the lay of the land...

A Few Days in Osaka

Wow, been a while since the last update. Truth be told, I've been struggling to maintain a decent pace of photo output ever since restarting blog operations here. It certainly hasn't been a challenge getting out and taking photos (there's always something interesting...

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