Monday, 25 May 2009

Promoting Languages

Further to the previous post, it's probably about time I embedded the following SlideRocket presentation into my own blog. Thank you to Isabelle Jones for already having done so on her site.

Friday, 22 May 2009

Journey to Japan

Journey to Japan
Originally uploaded by acjeppo

It's that time of the year again when we are trying to attract students to study languages as an elective. So, having already created some motivational posters (see here), it was time to head back to BigHugeLabs to try their "Movie Poster" creator. Attached is one of the movies I have now starred in. Now let's see how it does at the box office...

Saturday, 16 May 2009

Winter's coming...

It's getting colder here in Sydney which means our 'kotatsu' has even more of a Japanese feel about it. A 'kotatsu' is a Japanese heated table, usually placed near the TV - or at least in the living room. It is kind of like a square coffee table but one that you sit at on the floor. Underneath it are heat globes to keep your legs nice and toasty. The blanket is draped over the kotatsu, beneath the table top. And... just like in Japan, we have our little bowl of 'mikan' (mandarines) perched on top.

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