Kenneth Grant

Hi, I'm an ALT from the UK living on the west cost of Akita prefecture. It can feel quite far away from society and even further away from home, but it has certainly become a wonderful place to live and I hope you are able to come and see the place while you are in Japan. I'm very interested in English Education and would one day like to become a University professor here in Japan. I'm new at writing, so hopefully you will enjoy what I have to say and I'll try and keep it a light hearted as possible!

  • Spring Cleaning the Teachers
    March 28th, 2013By Category: Teaching in Japan
    After a long, dark and cold winter the first signs of spring are in the air. As each day draws out longer and the snow slowly melts away outside of the combini near my house there is a definite feeling of change on the horizon. I know it won’t be long before my frien ... » Continue Reading
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    An Englishman in New York
    March 19th, 2013By Category: Culture
    Being a minority in Japan is something every foreign resident here must come to terms with as we live our lives in this unique and charming country. For many of us, it may be the first time we have ever been in such a position, and there are certainly positives and nega ... » Continue Reading