Posted on April 14, 2008


I ‘discovered’ a new band today: Chatmonchy.  They’re a 3 piece female rock band, from Shikoku – and I really like them! 🙂 I picked up their CD quite randomly in Book Off (which is a brilliant shop, by the way!).  I must confess, I chose it simply by the cover.  I wanted something new … Continue reading


I finally opened my Japanese bank account today!  It was an altogether odd experience.  I went with a colleague the other day, but after nearly an hour of waiting in line with my completed paperwork, we had to give up and go back to school.  So I went with another colleague today (fortunately the queue … Continue reading