Author Archives: JenW

Kanji Reading Assistance Experiment

Be a kanji reading test subject and make some money doing it! My name is Karl Rosvold. I was an ALT/CIR on the JET programme in ’93-’96. I am currently doing a master’s degree at Tokyo University, and as part … Continue reading

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梅雨時梅酒

Rainy Season Umeshu! A quick look out the nearest window will probably confirm that its 梅雨 (tsuyu), or the rainy season. And besides the rain (obviously), the rainy season means its time to make umeshu!  Ume is so strongly associated … Continue reading

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Cooking in Season: Ratatouille

I will happily admit that I had no idea what ratatouille was prior to seeing the Disney-Pixar film of the same name. But having fallen in love with the movie I simply had to discover what the beautiful and seemingly … Continue reading

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Photo Submissions for CLAIR Publications

I know very well there are some avid photographers among the FuJETs (and some avid models) so, here’s a chance to get your beautiful mug out there! Every year CLAIR takes photo submissions from current JETs to be considered for … Continue reading

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