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First of all I apologise in advance for this blog. It's going to be a convoluted mess with thoughts popping in and out of my mind constantly. My opinions might change and contradict one another, but to be perfectly honest I’m still not sure what I actually think about North Korea. So here goes my attempt at trying to portray what exactly is going on in this closed off country.
I have just returned from a country in which only 0.001% of the entire population has ever been ...
... Palace is?
61) Japanese students during class are scared of wasps (fair enough), butterflies and flies (ok…) and sometimes anything that crawls such as an ant (get out).
62) Soup curry is gorgeous.
63) People wear facemasks either to prevent themselves getting sick or to prevent others from getting sick if they themselves have a cold. I once taught at a school for 4 months and didn’t see a student’s face once because she wore it ...
... backed into a space, a covering opened, and they dumped their snow into heated spaces in the ground, thus melting the snow on contact. I had heard about these at private homes and even seen a few in front of local businesses, but wasn't aware of the fact that they existed in such large scale. It's just another reminder of the adaptations and inventions that have come about from life in such a snowy climate.
Wednesday was Shane's last full day in Sapporo before he headed down ...
Since winter has come upon us we've been pretty low-key. February is going to be extremely busy for us though and we'll have to come out of hibernation.
Monday was Super Kids. Rumiko, the pastor's wife who runs the program, asked me to introduce the vocabulary for the week. Introducing vocabulary was always one of my favorite days in Spanish class and I get really excited when I do it. When we were done for the day, Rumiko said she's not able to introduce the vocabulary in ...
... on as usual. It also died down enough for us to go see a movie later in the evening. While we were waiting we went to the atrium of the shopping complex to view their Christmas tree. It had quite a few lights on it and there was even a 5 minute light show set to music but the tree itself was really sad looking. I'm not sure what happened to it but it hardly had any branches. Someone told us they thought they order it from Canada so maybe something happened during ...