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Don’t Count Your Eggs

Hi blog. It’s that time of year again – too many family, social and work obligations, not enough sleep and the sun coming up early. This is just a quick post and a reminder of what can happen if you … Continue reading

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More things you might see when you don’t have a camera

A brief collection of random things I photographed with my mobile phone, all in one morning on a slightly different work route. There were sunflowers over two metres tall… Jungle…   Taro fields… Great purple emperors (Sasakia charonda) or omurasaki … Continue reading

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Splitting hairs? An adventure in Cross-Linguistic Naming

One of the interesting aspects of doing any anything nature-related in Japan is the difference in nomenclature between the English and Japanese languages. Most non-linguists tend to think in very absolute terms – generally along the lines that their language’s … Continue reading

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