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On The Fox Trail……At Toyokawa Inari (Aichi)

After the slight disappointment of the Inari shrine centres in Osaka I was a little bit more apprehensive about visiting Toyokawa Inari whilst in Nagoya on a whistle-stop tour of the area. Discovering the night before that it was actually … Continue reading

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On The Fox Trail……In Osaka

There’s a map of Japan on the inside cover of ‘The Fox And The Jewel‘ (by Karen A. Smyers) showing all the major Inari worship centres of the country. There are 14 in total with two in Osaka so as … Continue reading

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Okinawa 2016 Pt III: J3 Football At FC Ryukyu

Going to watch the local football team wasn’t in my mind when I booked this trip but as soon as I found out they had a home game on that weekend I couldn’t deny myself the chance of seeing the match. … Continue reading

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Fourth Tier Football Frolics

Football is a game spanning the globe and is played at all levels with the likes of the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and erm, the J-League taking all the glory! Even though I am a fan of the current English champions I … Continue reading

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Leicester City References In English Lessons

As someone who teaches English as a foreign language in Japan I have to get my kicks how I can when it comes to amusing myself. In the past I’ve incorporated books, music, songs, toys, Star Wars, Kung-fu Panda and learning to … Continue reading

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Leicester City/Okazaki Fans Tokyo Get-Together

At the start of April 2015 Leicester City were rooted to the bottom of the Premier League seven points from safety and now one year on they are top of the table and seven points ahead of nearest rivals Spurs. What an incredible 12 … Continue reading

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On The Fox Trail……At Zao Fox Village (Miyagi)

  The fox (kitsune in Japanese) has long been an important animal in local folklore and mythology. Inari is the rice god and so powerful that humans can only communicate with him by sending requests via his messengers; foxes, who … Continue reading

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