Monthly Archives: March 2011

Entry 36: More Donations to Japan Relief Fund

The generosity just keeps on flowing! We have raised another 200$ for the Australian Red Cross’s Japan Relief Fund. This brings our grand total to 1,100$. We have done a great job helping those in need. Should tragedy ever strike … Continue reading

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Entry 35: Improving Life

On Thursday (24/3) I went to Capoeira. I really had a great time there. I think that if I stayed in Sydney longer I would completely join these people for the long term. The club is very diverse, young, and … Continue reading

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Entry 34: Donation Results

Thanks to the charity of my family, biological and extended, we have raised and donated 900 U$D to the Australian Red Cross’s Japan Relief Fund. This sum includes the firm’s donation-match. I had not expected such generosity. However, time and … Continue reading

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Japan Video

Video from Japan

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About Japan Letters

These letter were written in Japan to my high school class. They were written in 2007 and early 2008. Before I had a blog I had a series of E-mails sent about my experience. I’m posting them here for my … Continue reading

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Japan Letter #1

September 9th 2007 Dear Friends, First and foremost I would like to tell you all that I wish I could have brought you all along and that we could share this amazing experience together. I will try my best to … Continue reading

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Japan Letter #2

October 17th 2007 Dear Friends, They cut down my rice field. I don’t know when or how, but last week I awoke from my troublesome sleep on a bed made of wooden planks and when I gazed out the living … Continue reading

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Japan Letter #3

November 21st 2007 Dear Class of 08, I realized that I haven’t told you much about Japan yet. I know you don’t want to do much learning outside of the classroom, but I promise to spice up this research essay … Continue reading

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Japan Letter #4

December 2007 If I haven’t told you or you didn’t already know, Japanese toilets are not seated thrones but bowl shaped cut outs in the floor that one struggles to straddle. There is however, by good graces, one western toilet … Continue reading

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Letter from Japan #5

January 6th 2008 Dear young adults I”ll describe the setting for you, it was a cold day, the sun was apt to set, snow lay across the earth. Night was soon to setting in. I sat with a relaxed posture day … Continue reading

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Entry 33: Engaging Life

  Thesis: Life Here is Getting More Engaging. I’m no longer cooped up with a mob of America students in a sterilized building. Now that my internship has started I’m enjoying new faces and activities. I am happy for the … Continue reading

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Donate to Japan

Dear Friends, I have decided to make a contribution to the Australian Red Cross’s Japan Relief Fund. I have modest means, however the law firm I work with will sponsor donation matching. Whatever amount of money I give the Australian … Continue reading

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Boston University Recognizes this Blog

A Dean at the College of General Studies has picked up on my blog and has posted in the college newsletter/website a link to my blog. Check this out the advertisement that they posted on the college website. BU Promotes … Continue reading

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London Semester Video

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Entry 32: The Hunt

THE HUNT

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Entry 31: Where Does Deren Work?

Where Does Deren Work? I have been placed at my request at a large law firm in the centre of Sydney’s financial district. The firm occupies 20 floors of an enormous skytower [skyscraper].The firm is one of the three largest … Continue reading

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Entry 30: The Myth of Australian Beer

The Myth of Australian Beers I’m going to be discussing the cultures of consumption and the regions which they come from. First a map of the states and territory of Australia Foster: “Foster Australia for Beer”. Foster is actually Australian … Continue reading

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Entry 29: Dress the Part

  Clothing has been on my mind because it has been getting me into a pickle. Lets begin with my last week in America. My father gave me a very nice matching track suit. The jacket of the suit has … Continue reading

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Entry 28: Melbourne Video

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