Japanese High School Kids enjoy visit to Jamaica

Tottori Prefecture and Western Jamaica's relationship has been growing deeper and closer. Culture, sports, tourism, education and training partnerships have been mutually beneficial and the signs are that it will only get between for the 2020 Olympics and beyond. The latest chapter in the partnerhsip/love story involves 10 students from Yonago High School visiting Western … Continue reading Japanese High School Kids enjoy visit to Jamaica

My photos are in the Daisen-Oki National Park international photo exhibition

Days after moving to Japan, I learned of a photography competition (Daisen-Oki National Park international photo competition) seeking entries from international residents. I was encouraged to submit a few shots and I did! The result? I made the cut and my photos along with others are being displayed Tottori/Matsue/Oki Islands area of Japan. I headed … Continue reading My photos are in the Daisen-Oki National Park international photo exhibition

2017 International Essay Contest – Learning from Nature”

The Goi Peace Foundation in association with the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Japanese National Commission for UNESCO, Japan Private High School Federation, Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education, Japan Broadcasting Corporation and Nikkei Inc has teamed for an essay competition with the theme "Learning from Nature". This annual essay contest is … Continue reading 2017 International Essay Contest – Learning from Nature”

The Spirit of Budō: The History of Japan’s Martial Arts

The National Museum Jamaica, in collaboration with the Embassy of Japan in Jamaica, officially opened a temporary exhibition titled “The spirit of Budō: The History of Japan’s Martial Arts.” This exhibition seeks the understanding of viewers about the brief history of Japanese martial-arts-from battlefield combat techniques to popular sports or physical exercise tempering the body … Continue reading The Spirit of Budō: The History of Japan’s Martial Arts

I participated in the Jamaica Reach to Recovery Breast Cancer Pink Run

I've recently transformed into a mini gym rat since finishing undergrad. I decided to put my new-found "fitness" to the test by participating in the Jamaica Reach to Recovery Breast Cancer 5K Pink Run. The result? 36 minutes and 53 seconds for 335th place! I am very happy to have participated in this cause as cancer … Continue reading I participated in the Jamaica Reach to Recovery Breast Cancer Pink Run