Greg Whillis

I work as an ‘instructor’ of English and have done for 5 years, besides this little quip, I enjoy music (playing and listening) and commenting on the world from the hazy perspective that is my eyes behind my dirty glasses. I’m not skeptical, I just don’t trust anything.

  • The Red Eye Tomato Beer
    June 13th, 2013By Category: Food & Dining
    While my heart will always lay with European lagers and British ales, I have become partial to a tipple of the old Japanese standards; namely Kirin Ichiban Shibori and the world-renowned Asahi SuperDry. I have devolved into the world of Suntory’s Premium Malts an ... » Continue Reading
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    Crime and Punishment in Japan
    May 24th, 2013By Category: Uncategorized
    Japan’s antiquated penal system is certainly a bone of contention of Amnesty International, who have previously expressed worry not only in the continued use of the death penalty but also the treatment of prisoners on death row and prisoners in general population. ... » Continue Reading
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    Happiness is an Empty Pavement
    May 21st, 2013By Category: Culture, Outdoor/Sports
    Bikes, bicycles, ‘pedal-powered chariots of emancipation’ or however you choose to describe them are, for folks living in Japan, a stable fixture on roads, paths and pretty much anywhere you can imagine. On a trip to Osaka, I once saw a man cycling through Namba ... » Continue Reading