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The Very Green Caterpillar

Hi blog. We are well and truly into autumn.  The cicadas stopped singing long ago, the crickets taking their place as nature’s muses.  The red spider lilies have fallen, and my scant crop of persimmons is nearly ready for harvest.  … Continue reading

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The Very Huge Caterpillar

Summer advances and the hot days continue, but I notice the days becoming shorter. There is a little over a week left of the school holidays, but I’m now back at work.  It’s funny how my blogging activities tend to … 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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