Category Archives: Nightlife

The Good, The Bad and The Clumsy

Vacation. The annual collection of ten (or twenty) days when you kick the mundane world of your nine-to-five to the curb. Or reveal who you really are. I haven’t uploaded an article on this blog since my graduation ceremony in July 2015. But since I made plans to return to the U.K. to take part …

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2015 is here

Obviously, 2014 is no longer with us. And actually, Leeds will no longer be my present soon. I will be leaving the UK on Tuesday, January 13. But I have plenty to do before then – such as cleaning out my room, taking care of issues with my bank, job hunting and meeting up with …

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Birthday Weekend

When I was living in Rouen (France), it dawned on me that every Christmas Day should fall on a Sunday because (just about) everything in France is closed on Sunday – just like on Christmas Day. Likewise, every birthday should fall on a Friday or Saturday (provided you don’t have to do anything super important the following morning). The good news …

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A (somewhat unexpected) visit…

Since I first started working/studying abroad, I have always envied co-workers/fellow students who have been fortunate enough to enjoy visits from close friends and family. Unfortunately, that didn’t happen in Japan (probably because the flight is too long/expensive for many people in the U.S.) or France (probably due to the relatively short time I was living in L’Hexagone). While Genba and …

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Out with the old, in with the new…

It’s the time of year that makes event promoters and club owners in Leeds drool with the sight of £-signs swirling in their heads – Freshers’ week. More on that later. But the mass arrival of – I don’t know how old those kids are – hasn’t been the most interesting part of my life since the Great North Run. …

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A Caribbean and 日本-flavoured weekend

It’s a holiday weekend in this country. Well, a bank holiday weekend to be exact (I have no idea what a “bank holiday” is – nor do I feel like looking up the meaning of the phrase on Wikipedia). In any case, this weekend presented no shortage of fun activities in Leeds – such as Leeds …

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