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Birthday in Shibuya

I am getting ready to fly to Tokyo on Tuesday. It will be a relatively short stay, but the hightlight, not doubt, is going to be my birthday celebration in this place in Shibuya. Our friends organized it (thank you all!), and I am looking forward to a great evening. If I find the time, I will report from...

Japanese Laws …

… in English translation (side by side) are available at this site of the Japanese Ministry of Justice. The site offers a Law Search, a Dictionary Search, and a Keyword in Context Search. I have heard no comments yet on the usefulness of the site, but I am intrigued by the button that lets you reverse the black on white writing to white on black – but only for the portal, not...

Congratulations…

… to Wendy Holdenson on her new position as Consul-General and Trade Commissioner at the Australian Consulate-General in Fukuoka. Wendy and I used to work together in Tokyo for several years during her time at Canon and we continued to stay in touch after her return to Australia. At Canon, Wendy was the editor for the bimonthly English in-house Canon Chronicle. Our company...