Category: General

In Case You Forget Who I Am

The Japanese have a very unfathomable practice in business emails. Apart from the usual opening greeting of “お世話になっております” many businesses tend to follow up with, “株式会社XXのYYです” and that
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Dating for Gays

Quite some time ago, I wrote an entry about dating in Japan mainly applicable to heterosexuals and received an anonymous comment asking about information on that for homosexuals.
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Doing It My Way

Not Frank Sinatra-related but since we’re on it, let me do what I do best i.e. digress. When I first listened to Bon Jovi’s It’s My Life, I was
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Crayon House

A Japanese friend Y who married her English boyfriend some couple of years ago and moved to the UK came for a visit recently with her 1-year-old daughter.
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