Remembering the Jamaica Pegasus Tweetups from 10 years ago

Jamaica Pegasus Tweetup

Do you remember the Jamaica Pegasus Tweetups? Twitter launched in 2006 and will mark 15 years since going live next year. Like all major social media platforms, it has gone through many changes. However, if I may dare share my opinion - Twitter remains the most relevant social media platform; and though not without its … Continue reading Remembering the Jamaica Pegasus Tweetups from 10 years ago

Sumikko Gurashi English Conversation Book

Sumikko Gurashi English Conversation Book すみっコぐらしの英会話

My dive into the world of Sumikko Gurashi continues with a book I picked up recently - すみっコぐらしの英会話 or Sumikko Gurashi English Conversation. Its an English phrasebook featuring the super cute Sumikko Gurashi characters. As an English educator here in Japan I don't think its the most useful book for someone looking to practice English … Continue reading Sumikko Gurashi English Conversation Book

jaPODCAST – 9: Interview: Tips and Advice from Dave – a longtime Jamaican Expat in Japan

In the last episode, I did an interview with Ariel Mathews who is from the twin-island republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Ariel talked about her experiences as someone arriving fresh in Japan on the JET program. My guest today is Dave Collymore who is somewhat of a celebrity in the Jamaican community here in Japan. … Continue reading jaPODCAST – 9: Interview: Tips and Advice from Dave – a longtime Jamaican Expat in Japan