It's cooling down a little now. As we get into the end of August, the hottest weather of the summer has passed. It's still hot, but not boiling as it was at the start of the month. Soon, Autumn will be upon us, which is usually the most comfortable weather to be outside in. Howeve… Read more
In Britain, we are obsessed with tea, and it has been woven into a part of our cultural identity since the 18th century. We drink about 60 Billion cups of tea a year, that’s about 900 cups for every Man, Woman, and Child in the country.
Even breaking my own habit of drinking as much tea has f… Read more
Did you have a nice obon week holiday? We had a week off and started back last Thursday. I've been asking our students if they did anything during the holiday. Most of them stayed home and did their summer homework. I had a quiet week too. Most of the time I chilled out at home be… Read more
It's almost here! The obon vacation begins this week on Wednesday with mountain day. I was surprised to learn that this holiday was first held in 2016. It's a very new holiday that was established to coincide with the obon holiday. I suppose this is because there were no official … Read more