Mise À Jour: We Need To Catch Up. A New Job and A Heat Wave

I still remember the beginning of this year like it was yesterday.  2018 is going quicker than any other year I have experienced and I have no idea why it feels like this.  The last Mise À Jour I did was almost a year ago and a lot has happened.  Especially in the last month […]

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Mise À Jour: Summer Job Struggles, lots of cooking and independent study

The last month and a half has gone a little slow.  Probably because of university and my negative anticipation for the next academic year. Academics| I have been spending a lot of my time immersing myself into Japanese language and culture through some books I have bought and the media.  I’m also still pacing myself through […]

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8 Reasons Not to Commute to University

So I’m currently freezing at the train station waiting for the train home from university. I’m waiting an hour later than usual because I just missed the train by a second. Since I have more time I thought it would be a great idea to do a blog post about the drawbacks of commuting. Disclaimer:I […]

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5 Ways To Improve Your Languages Skills Through The Media

I’ve been interested in languages for years.  I studied French, Spanish and German A-Level and I was always looking for new ways to improve my language skills away from books.  Now, I’m studying Chinese (simplified). Sometimes text books and worksheets can take away the fun of learning a language because it can become repetitive.  Although, […]

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