I’m taking some time off for spring vacation, but if you’re looking for something to do over the break, there are plenty of topics in the archives, categories, or click on “Surprise me” for a random post. I’ll be back in a few weeks with more things to read, write, think, and talk about in English.
These images were made with Photofunia (there’s an app too) — Cookies Writing, Snow Writing, Smart Kitty, Chalk Writing, and Double Decker
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It’s not too late to impress your friends with a Halloween costume. Remember this scene from the first Harry Potter movie?
Try it yourself with some make-up (see some tutorials here).
Today is the 50th anniversary of the holiday called “Health and Sports Day” — first celebrated in 1966 to commemorate the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Here’s the Google Doodle:
It’s finally cool today, so I hope students get outside today and do something active. You could try acting out your favorite soccer video game, for example, like these guys did:
Today’s a national holiday in Japan. Happy 秋分の日 / Autumnal Equinox Day. Some of you may have classes, and it’s raining, but it’s finally cool in Tokyo.