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Month: May 2016

The ALT Insider guest post!

The ALT Insider guest post!

In the space of little more than a year, ALT Insider has become the one-stop-shop for those of us who ply our trade as token gaiji…er, I mean English teaching assistants in Japanese schools, and seeing as James – the man who rules over the ALT Insider kingdom – was kind enough to let me write a guest post for his site, in the spirit of reciprocity, here’s his contribution to the United Kingdom of Muzuhashi. Read, enjoy, and if…

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Gaijin on a Push Bike – Day 34

Gaijin on a Push Bike – Day 34

Monday 22nd August 2005 – Kasugai to Lake Hamana (春日井市 – 浜名湖) So this was it. As I said goodbye to Mr Swansea, who was wearing his suit and tie and riding his mama-chari to Kasugai station, I made my choice. Rather than turning round and heading back towards Osaka, I pointed the Mariposa east and began the long journey to Mito, which I had to complete within ten days if I was to start work on 1st September –…

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