My journey into Psychology

You might be wondering why on earth would I be writing a post about Psychology. Since when did “I” had anything to do with Psychology? Early this year, I took up on studying a Psychology subject through Open University Australia (OUA).  I had thought of going back to university in Australia to study something in the health sector, specifically in disciplines such as Speech Pathology or Physiotherapy. The expensive master degrees were what I had looked at. Both these courses had a first year Psychology unit listed as a pre-requisite unit, hence, I took on the challenge so that I […]

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Summer Time

It has been a while since my last post. Nearly over 5 months to be exact. Since my last post, a lot happen indeed happened but I just haven’t had time to write anything. I am working on a few things right now. Once I have something more fleshed out, I will post more. But for now, I just wanted to post up some new photos I have taken during my most recent road trip to Mount Fuji. I am on summer vacation at the moment and trying to do mini road trips when and where ever I can. This […]

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Photo Update: Okinawa shots are up!

It took me a while to get to it but I finally managed to go through my backlog of photos taken in Okinawa during my October trip.  I have yet to write a full story about it, but I think the photos speak for themselves.  Okinawa is a stunning place and dare say that anyone who goes there would have a magical time. Anyways, you can enjoy looking at my photos here: http://the-little-me.com/photos/okinawa/  

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Breathtaking Hokkaido

For years, Hokkaido has been on my travel list.  I’ve wanted to put a tick next to this place on my list for yonks.  Years of listening to other people’s stories about how great the place was, and having amazing pictures on various locations in Hokkaido presented to me when I least expected it; I was done being the sitting duck. I needed to take matters in my own hands.  One night, while sitting on the floor in my apartment, I took out my work calendar. I looked at the upcoming two months very carefully. I was looking for something… […]

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Photo Update: Plum Blossom in Gunma are up!

I have finally gotten around to uploading the photos I took during my travels in Gunma early this year.  The photos were taken during the plum blossom season which is around January to early or mid March in Japan. Apart from the featured image of this post, this is also one of my favourites: Make sure to check out more photos I uploaded under “Photos” > “Gunma“.

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Strange 4D Animation Evening

Movies have evolved so much over the few decade.  New spectrum and story line push the limits of what producers and directors can do to make a good show for its audience.  Back in the day, when Titanic was filmed, it was label the most extraordinary and expensive movie of its time.  It’s budget was 200 million US dollars.  Well done, James Cameron.  Next, we had Avatar which made designers create new technology to make the backdrop of the movie look real.  It started a new era of imagination and possibilities for film makers.  It’s budget was 237 million US […]

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Onsen Away

Around the end of April “slash” beginning of May, it was Golden Week in Japan. Golden Week is one of the best holidays in Japan because people get a consecutive three day holiday during the middle of the week. Now this doesn’t sound like much, but trust me when I say it sure does mean a lot to the Japanese working society. Fortunately for me I didn’t have any commitments at school during that week, so I was able to fully enjoy the time off work. I do know some people, however, depending on where they work who did have to work even over the holidays… which […]

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All About Ceremonies

Japan is big with ceremonies.  This is specially true when you work at a school.  I understand opening and graduation ceremonies are important as a way of celebration for crucial moment for students who are coming and going.  I personally do not like ceremonies. Ceremonies in Japan took especially a long time.  Attending them, you witness, while a principal is giving everyone a speech after so many others have beforehand, other teachers who are simply there are dozing off. You can totally tell they are because their heads are bobbing up and down so very slightly as you watch them […]

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