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What it’s Like to Teach at an Eikaiwa

Teaching was always something that I had wanted to try out and so when the opportunity presented itself in the form of a TEFL qualification and the ability to travel to another country, I jumped at the chance. The demo

Almost Famous (2000) – Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: Stillwater, an early 70’s rock band, has the sound and the look and Rolling Stone Magazine assigns teen William Miller to their story. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime for the teen as he hits the road with his favourite

Snowpiercer (2013) Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: Set in 2031, the entire world is frozen except for those aboard the Snowpiercer. For 17 years, the world’s survivors are on a train hurtling around the globe creating their own economy and class system. Led by Curtis, a group

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) – Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: The Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery

Bad Santa (2003) – Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot. Trivia: Billy

Life in Japan

Life in Japan

Blog , Japan , Showreel , Videos Oct 22, 2014

 

Tokyo Travels

Tokyo Travels

Articles , Blog , Japan Aug 20, 2014

After nearly three months in Japan, I finally got to go to Tokyo this past week and it surpassed every expectation that I had of it! On Wednesday I had a staff meeting over in Sendai and so with the

Getting Settled In Japan

As of today I’ve been in Japan for 6 weeks and my actual apartment for 3 of those weeks. I began by training in Nagoya, which is one of the largest cities in Japan, located a little south of the

My First Few Days In Japan

At the time of writing I have been in Japan for about 4 days and I figured I’d write about my initial experience here as I have no internet in my apartment and I’m trying to take things easy this

My Move to Japan

My Move to Japan

Blog , Japan Mar 31, 2014

As many of you now know, I was recently offered a job teaching English to children in Japan. It is something that I am incredibly excited about and so I thought it would be a good idea to write about 

The Breakfast Club (1985) – Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: They were five students with nothing in common, faced with spending a Saturday detention together in their high school library. At 7 a.m., they had nothing to say, but by 4 p.m., they had bared their souls to each other

Arrested Development – Season 4 Review

Cancelled for 7 years, Arrested Development finally returned to Netflix for its fourth season last Sunday, a day that fans feared would never truly come. We had been promised the return of the Bluths in the form of a movie