Category Archives: Education

Footnotes & Fiddlesticks

When engaging on certain topics like say… communism, it is not uncommon to have someone ask if you have read a certain book and after learning (as they probably expect), that you have not, move to immediately disqualify your opinion. … Continue reading

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The Problem of Play

When I first began writing regularly on this blog a little over a year ago, I never imagined I would write on education as much as I have. It certainly hasn’t been the main topic I’ve dwelt on here, but … Continue reading

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Why you REALLY want put your kids in an International School

Earlier this year, I was speaking on a panel for International schools in the city in which I work. It was both an opportunity to promote the school I work for and network with others in the area. It was … Continue reading

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Why isn’t Japan the richest country in the world?

This is something I’ve been thinking about for a few weeks now. I’ve lived in Japan for close to a decade now.* Why ask such a question? Well, I’ve been brought up and taught to believe that education is the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on English Education in Japan

This is a lead up to larger post I intend to write on my experiences working within education in Japan and later Australia. Some of what I write here could be roughly applied to the education industry in most countries … Continue reading

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Obesity & Child First Education

This is something I’ve wanted to write about generally for a while. Coming back to Australia, the one thing I always notice is just how big people are compared to Japan. I’m not judging as for a decent portion of … Continue reading

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General Advice for Weight Loss & Fitness

This is not something I’m normally interested in writing or reading about but as someone who has twice lost a significant amount of weight, I thought I’d give some advice to those interested. I’ll also have a follow-up post that … Continue reading

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