‘My Language my Identity’ Published

This updated version of an article I wrote last year was recently published by the University of Wolverhampton Student’s Union on their site. Since writing the original, my experiences have developed even more, and the little skill I have in Japanese given me amazing opportunities. After years of working and dreaming, I have now visited Japan not…

Kaiawase – Culture Exchange Class (Japanese at WLV Uni)

The last class before the Easter break, semester 2… Our teacher gave our little language class the chance to try either Japanese calligraphy or Kaiawase (shell painting) and we chose the latter. ☆ ~(‘▽^人)  Out came the box of shells, an array of paints and paintbrushes, and some awesome (untranslatable) Japanese newspapers that were about…