NaNoWriMo ’17 – Jaybird

It has begun again and I have my writing notebooks ready for this challenge. Two years ago, I participated and won the NaNoWriMo challenge of exceeding 50,000 words on my first novel, Miragen. Challenging and stressful as it was, I really want to try it again for my second novel which I mentioned in an…

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Racist/Discrimination I experienced in Japan

  People living in Japan can be slyly racist and discriminate without realising. I still want to live in Japan in the near future but I cannot ignore the imperfections and the way I was treated at times living there. Living there for a year has helped me experience what it is like to feel like…

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Fiction and Game Story Ideas

With NaNoWriMo around the corner, some people might be looking for ideas for their story. Most of these ideas are summaries or ideas that were made around December 2005 – September 2007. They might be inspirational or used by others if they please.

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Sharedhouses: GG House

From March to July 2017, I stayed at GG House. or GG House West Right (Nishi Arai). You can get to this house by Hanzomon or Hibiya Line to Nishi Arai Station. While it was a huge improvement from staying at World Unite!, it felt more of a dormitory for students and long term travellers. Nevertheless,…

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Looking after children in Japan

  One of the three jobs I did in Japan was look after Japanese families children as a English speaking babysitter for Little Hug. With this role, the whole point is to speak completely in English to the child, teach them words and short sentences and raise them for the short time to know what’s…

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Ramen Recommendations!

  Although ramen places are everywhere in Japan, I’ve checked out a few that are different from Ichiran Ramen, a famous Hakata brand. Although it is delicious to foreigners, my friend told me it’s not the same for the Japanese so I started to check out a few different places to recommend people visiting and…

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