Weeks 118 and 119: A linguist’s perspective – A sci-fi film, Arrival

I’ve been staying in Tokyo for my holiday. It was lovely that we had the cherry blossoms at their best in Tokyo last weekend. 🙂 As usual, I have spent time meeting up with friends, dealing with business and spending time with my family – doing less for research compared to when I am in […]

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Weeks 64 and 65: Japan’s cherry blossoms

  I am feeling as if I have just finished a sprint! Over the past 14 days, I had non-stop observation work for research in the mornings and seminars in the evenings, and some hanami nights after work. This year, the appearance of the cherry blossoms was earlier than usual, and fortunately, we have been […]

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Blossom

For the past few days, I have been talking to my family. They said how beautiful Japan’s cherry blossoms are this year. I am badly missing my family, partly because we are on an Easter break so most of the students are back home, and partly because of the stagnant situation of my research. The […]

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