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New Year in Japan

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A week before winter break Mrs Hiromi, our pre – k teacher, taught us about new year celebrations in Japanese tradition, going to shrines praying for a good year, preparing rice cakes (Kagami mochi) and spending time with family.  As part of our lesson we prepared … Continue reading

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Christmas in Tsukuba

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Tomorrow is Christmas Eve. Tsukuba has been decorated from the beginning of October, and I have to admit I’ve seen much better decorations, including Beth -Lechem during the Intifada….here’s the center piece they put up by the train station: At the local … Continue reading

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Treasures one can find while waiting for water to boil

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Yesterday I went to our staff room to make tea. The kettle takes hours to boil. Usually I sit around reading Magazines from IB world movement, but this time I went to explore the shelves! And what treasures I found … Continue reading

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Shhhuuuu its been a while

Oh well….I can pile up excuses but I won’t, it was pure laziness. Unfortunately I can’t promise it wont happen again 🙂 Lots of things happened since I last blogged, I’ll skip most of them this post, but they might come up along … Continue reading

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משתין בקיר…י Pee in Tsukuba…

Hebrew – English – Picture of the infamous pissing kit פעם בשנה כל הסטודנטים של אוניברסיטת טסקובה צריכים לעבור בדיקות רפאויות, לא לגמרי ברור לי למה הם לא מבקשים מכל אחד ללכת לרופא משפחה ולהביא אישור, כנראה שהם מעדיפים לאתגר … Continue reading

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Seriously????ברצינות

ובכן… באוניברסיטת טסקובה כשמפרסמים את התשובות למבחני קבלה לתארים מתקדמים עושים את זה בחניה!י Well…At Tsukuba University, when advertizing who was accepted to graduate studies they do it in the parking lot…

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Leftover from the 80’s

Aside of some fashion catastrophes Karaoke is, by far,  the best thing the 80’s could have left for future generations! boy oh boy its a dream come true for a girl like me who loves to sing and dance ( yet not … Continue reading

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