Tokyo Tantrums

Japan ~ Tokyo – 2015 Tokyo has a big city sort of reputation to it, an air of grandeur accompanied with a sense of mystery somewhere within the non-stop luminous glare of the lights and the 24/7 rush… So many films have painted a picture that has made an impression on me, and because of this it wasContinue reading “Tokyo Tantrums”

The Land of Confusion (Japan)

Japan ~ Osaka – 2015 What do you think of when you hear Japan? Probably a lot of things flash by in an instant…from the deep rooted cultural elements, to the checkered history, the strange and bizarre…all the way to Pokémon and Dragonball Z (as well as so much more) – it’s safe to say that Japan has alwaysContinue reading “The Land of Confusion (Japan)”

Rise of Snaggletooth (八重歯)

I had braces as a kid, and although it was pretty much an all-around horrible experience (like a torture rack latched to your teeth for over a year – which is constantly being tightened by a white cloaked executioner)…I am now happy I had it done and out of the way by age 16. It isContinue reading “Rise of Snaggletooth (八重歯)”

Japanese Faces

I just read of a Japanese proverb which goes something like; “you have three faces, – the first you show the world, the second you show to those closest to you, and the third you never show anyone…this is the truest reflection of yourself.”  What do you think about that? Well I’m not so sure,Continue reading “Japanese Faces”

“Asian Yellow Dust”

I’m dying…please send help – well not really but this “Asian Yellow Dust” stuff is far from fun! Excuse the weird ramble at the start, you know what I’m like! http://www.facebook.com/storytimewithjohn http://www.youtube.com/storytimewithjohn101

Dreaded Dong Chim (똥침)

I’ve discussed it before…but that doesn’t mean it’s anything less than shocking – every – single – time! Surprise fingers jolting up your bum…no one should get used to that! Oh,  and here’s the aforementioned post, about the dreaded dong chim! I hope the craze stops soon…I’m sore.  http://www.facebook.com/storytimewithjohn