No-Go Zone

Due to the current State of Emergency through out major parts of Japan, a lot of public seating has been closed to keep people from gathering. This picture is from a recent trip to Nagoya, on the day I recieved my second Covid vaccine.

Not-Quite Typhoons

We’ve been getting a ton of rain this month. There’s been at least one actual typhoon to hit Nagoya, but we’ve also been experiencing sudden, heavy showers almost daily. This was during one such shower, on my way to work.

An Update

So, it’s been a very long time since the last update. In that time a lot has happened here in Japan, some of which I am sure you have heard about or seen on the news. Nagoya is bracing in the midst of the Coronavirus and many stores have run out of things like masks, […]

Sunset over Gifu

I had an assignment in Gifu last week. The school is on the 8th floor and has a lot of windows. During my break, I was able to get a picture of the sunset. Recently, the sunset has been getting earlier. Since moving here, I’ve been struggling to get used to early mornings and evenings. […]

Above

Started working at a new school at the start of August. The interesting point of this particular location is the view. My favourite is the restaurant around the corner. It serves the best grilled mackerel. Oh, and the overhead higway bridge that shakes the school from time to time.

Downpour

Last weekend was a rainy one. I stayed mostly at home, cleaning and preparing for friends to come over next Sunday. I did venture out to hit up the local Nitori for seat cushions though. It was an interesting experience.

Nagoya Dusk

High above Nagoya Meieki, we look down and dream of warmer days. Winter is half over, but spring can’t come fast enough.

Late Afternoon in Tachikawa

Last weekend I visited Tachikawa to see some friends. Afterwards, I went for a walk around the station and had had a snack. It was around rush hour, so it was pretty busy. The weather started off well, but did a complete turn mid-afternoon. The sky was cloudy and it rained from time to time. […]