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Invasion of the Turtles

Hi blog. We’ve had some glorious weather, perfect for cycling to work.  The home trip is not quite as satisfying, mostly because of the tiny flying insects that swarm under the trees in the late afternoon and collide with my … Continue reading

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On the good news front…

Hi blog. A new post is long overdue, and I’m lucky to have stumbled onto some good news for a change. http://the-japan-news.com/news/article/0001678851 Sea turtles seen laying more eggs The Yomiuri Shimbun 4:37 am, October 31, 2014 The Yomiuri Shimbun More … 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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