Carp

Yaizu, Shizuoka, Japan. A few minutes away from the station, there is a small river filled with enormous carp. On my day off, I spent some time watching them swim around and eat cherry blossom petals from the surface of the water.

A Return to Nishio

Recently I was given a short term assignment in Nishio City. It’s been a long while since I’ve last been there, so I was a bit surprised by a few of the changes. First off, the souvenir shop at the station closed down. I was looking forward to looking through their charming Nishio Green Tea […]

More Tokyo

I was thinking about visiting Tokyo over the weekend to go to a convention, since an actor I came to Japan. But in the end I decided it would be too expensive, too hot, and way to crowded for my tastes. As I get older I find myself getting worse and worse whe it comes […]

The Start of Summer

What am I saying, it’s already here and has been here since the latter half of last week. The rainy season’s over and now temperatures are high. It’s also been really muggy, so being outside can be unpleasant. However, this is still just the start of summer, so I’m expecting it will get hotter soon […]

Bridges

When I leave Anjo, I will really miss walking over this quaint little bridge everyday. I will also miss the carp who live in it. Goodbye carp. Goodbye bridge. Goodbye occasional funky smell. Goodbye odd wooden pub that I all but certain is just someones garage.  Goodbye fish restaurant next to work, with the sweetest waitress […]