Life

May Update

I was deleting some spam comments, this morning, when I realised that it had been a long time since I’d updated. So here goes nothing: where have you been, jamie? Basically nowhere, I’ve just been really busy is all. busy? doing what? Well: Working on translating a novel from Japanese Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

A Really Short Update

Today I received the following two books in the post: After tearing the packaging to pieces (my process of retrieving items from overseas packaging), I proceeded to quickly flick through them both. After a quick flick, I’ve decided to translate the both of these books. I’m starting with the book Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

Alexiel’s Letter [Cross Post]

Tomorrow afternoon, my Japanese blog [which can be found here] will auto publish a letter that I ‘wrote’ back in 2007. I say ‘wrote’, because it was part of a bigger piece of Japanese coursework. I’m cross posting this in the hopes that some bi-lingual folk who might come across this Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

New Project: Japanese Blog

Suggestions Create Ideas Based on something that was suggested, as part of an answer to this question that I posted, over on the Japanese Language Stack Exchange[1], I’ve started a Japanese blog. You can find a link to my Japanese blog right here Japanesetimes. It’s my second WordPress hosted blog site, Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

I’m Alive, I Swear

I thought I’d fill you all in on what I’ve been up to recently… What? It seemed like a good idea to me, at the time. In Pictures? Why Not? First: When going through some old stuff at the beginning of the month, I found the greatest “Thank You” card I’ve ever Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

Epic Fail

By now, I’d hope that you’ve all have realised that I’ve studied Japanese for half a decade. There I go again, assuming that there are regular readers This has been, mostly, on a part time basis, during studying for my degree. A Little Background I studied at the University of Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

White Limo

I’ve not been on here much these past few weeks. That’s mainly due to my ISP having cut my off for no apparent reason for a week and a half. Nice, eh? Most of my posts since the beginning of March have been typed up while I’ve been out and Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

Episode MMXI – A New Hope

Revelations? After my realisation that, at least for the moment, the JET programme and myself are not meant to be, I’ve resolved myself to looking at my other options for when my current work placement/contract runs out (in a less than a month). I’d love to be able to step Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago