Yearly Archives 2018


I’ve now been living in Tokyo for a little over 2 years!  To celebrate this milestone (okay, fine, the milestone is just a coincidence; this blog post has nothing to do with it), I thought I’d share something I find delightful in the Japanese language, and that is its onomatopoeia. Just like English, Japanese has […]

My 2017 by the numbers

2573 song tracks scrobbled to  This is a fairly random number — I actually listened to much more.  The artists I played most included Joe Hisaishi, The Shins, Finest Kind, The Idan Raichel Project, and Delta Rae.  My top album was the Hamilton soundtrack. 209 kanji learned.  I can only read, not write, and it’s […]