Monthly Archives: November 2008

Moving In 2008

So after knowing I had to basically move out of my shared apartment in Ikebukuro I decided to get things under way by looking at a private apartment in Itabashi which belonged to the same agency as my colleague was … Continue reading

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Moving Out 2008

After three and a half years of ‘solitary confinement’ in my wooden fire-hazard shoe-box room in Ikebukuro I finally moved out a couple of weeks back. The place was indeed tiny (245cm x 175cm with a built in closet area) but … Continue reading

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A Spook-tacular Halloween (2008)

The force was strong with my students last week as Halloweeen provided a good excuse to incorporate some Star Wars stuff into the special themed lessons. Having brought my lightsaber back from Britain in September I wanted to show it to the kids … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Crunching And Munching On A Big Sausage

If you think this is just a cheap excuse for some lame willy-related innuendo then for once you’re much mistaken. I recently went with my girlfriend to an izakaya in Ikebukuro where big seemed to be the order of the … Continue reading

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