Monthly Archives: March 2013

Rather sporting about Iwojima

An NHK news article:

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Spike Japan?

This site appears to be closing down, but I just wanted to look at a couple of little snippets from this one example of a sub-genre of Westerner-in-Japan blogs.  This group is all about Japan as a has-been, a falling … Continue reading

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The BBC’s Mariko Oi on History Education in Japan

Going to the BBC to read about the new pope, oh wait, what’s that over on the side there? Oh man, here we go again.

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On the second anniversary…

This post is a day late due to a delay in getting the pictures I wanted, but nonetheless please keep the victims and survivors of the Great East Japan Earthquake Disaster in your minds during this second anniversary of the … Continue reading

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The BBC’s Deflation Rational

OK, I’ve seen this one too many times on the BBC now:

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