I have recently stumbled upon this particular song by Babymetal, which may have become one of my all time favorite songs and/or pieces of all time. And that’s saying something considering I have a classical background and also rank Rachmaninoff’s piano concerto #3 as one of my favorite pieces of
My sensei, who has been in this country for somewhere around thirty years, still has difficulties with this topic. It is as difficult for a foreign speaker as “wa” vs. “ga” is – and she had to ask us once which one was appropriate to use. So I thought this
私は1年から日本語を勉強しました。難しいと面白いでした。九月からクラスで勉強しました。今は難しいです。でもなぜ知りません。 日本語は楽しすけどオースチンであまち日本人ありません。オースチンの日本語は私と日本語を話ません, 多分私はいい日本語を話ませんから。多分日本人忍耐ありません、でも多分私はばかです。 多分止まれ日本語を勉強します。知りません。でも私は恥ずかしい日本語を話ますてばか感じます。多分すぐ知りますなぜ日本語を勉強しっています。でも今は落胆したします
Every now and then, I take a step back and try to reassess where I am and what I’m trying to accomplish, but even more importantly, how to get where I want to be. And frankly, there’s a lot of noise, and not much of it is helpful. I’m on
I haven’t written one of these for a while, and this one’s a little late. I have some good excuses which you don’t care about, but if you knew them, you’d agree that they’re good, so we’ll just leave it at that. This is an interesting song. Its first few
Hi all. I am going to try to write a weekly post in Japanese, mostly to address the issue in “Crisis of Confidence“, which I wrote about earlier. It will have a lot of mistakes and I will need to look a lot of things up. Feel free to correct.
Joshi Kashimashi Monogatari (“The story of Noisy Girls”) by Morning Musume is one of the first songs that made me think that J-Pop is a little bit more than just stupidity, even if, paradoxically, it’s one of the least intelligent songs of the whole batch. The reason is both structural
Goldilocks and the Three Bears Sometimes you will hear an English speaker say something like “We’re looking for that Goldilocks sweet spot”. What does that mean? As you can see from the story, Goldilocks is a fairy tale, which is a story told to children at a very young age.
I’m a bit late to the party on this one, I think the kerfluffle happened before I even started blogging. But I want to chime in on this anyway, because I think it’s really important for me to. Logan Paul is (or, maybe, was) a YouTuber who was known for his
Life is hard, with many contrasting things, all fighting with each other for supremacy. Sometimes you laugh, sometimes you cry. Sometimes you are burning with passion for something, sometimes the passion leaves. But through it all, you have to ask yourself – is what I’m doing helping or hurting? If