It's been so cold and we had troubles with snow...
I hate this cold weather, but this season grows great OYSTERS, so I love winter(^^)!
I went to an oyster hut in Itoshima the other day, and it was so much FUN!! (And very delicious!)
I hope to go again sometime next month!
If you haven't enjoyed oysters this winter yet, why don't you try??
The new year has started, and I can't believe about three weeks have already passed...
It has been so cold and the flu has hit the Kyushu, but I hope you out there are doing fine!!
Have you made your New Year's Resolutions for 2018??
It is a great time to look back 2017 and think ahead for 2018 to improve your life.
I made a lot of resolutions for this year.
Here I want to share some of mine!
1. Get up a little earlier: I hope to start my day early and make it more productive!
2. Use the stairs more instead of the escalator: I hope to stay fit cheaply!
3. Try to learn some Spanish words: I want to write to my Spanish friend.
Here's the link that you might be interested in reading:
We, YMCA staff, are here to support you in English study this year, too!
Please come visit us anytime!
See you next time(^^)♪
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2018!!
How did you enjoy your New Year's holidays??
Did you visit some shrines? Did you eat lots of omochi(rice cakes)?
I hope you had good time with your family and friends.
It's time for setting your New Year Resolutions!!
What are you going to do? What do you want to try??
Please come visit us and share your ideas with us!
I hope the year 2018 will bring you lots of smiles and love♪
See you next time(^^)
Cannot believe the year 2017 is finishing in a few days.....
How did you enjoy this year?
What have you tried?
Where did you go and who did you meet??
May the 2018 bring you all happiness!
Have nice winter holidays!
See you in January!!!
How are you enjoying this cold but nice holiday season?
Have you sent Santa a request for Christmas gift yet??
We here at YMCA got nice and delicious ones from Ted Santa♪
His homemade cookies(^ ^)！！！Yummmy！！！
They were very very very delicious, so they went quick......
Thank you Ted!!
I hope you all out there will get nice gifts as well!
MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR☆
December has started off and I guess everybody is being very busy.
Today, I have bad news.
Remember I wrote about our Drink Machine in the office last time?
Actually, it’s been decided that the machine is going to be removed next week…
I feel so sorry for the students who were going to use the drink voucher from the last-term contest.
We will think of what we can offer instead of drinks from that machine soon.
Anyway, we will miss that machine! Thank you and Good-bye!!
Well, everybody stay warm and enjoy the winter illumination in the city!!!
See you next time!
It's been getting colder and colder, and I just can't believe that December is coming soon...
I think everybody is being busy, but hope things are going fine!
Well, we have this Drink Machine in our office, which serves only "Hot Drinks."
It is not very popular in the summer, but his(?) season HAS COME!!
You can get Coffee, Cappuccino, Cafe Latte, Cafe Mocha, Cocoa, Black tea or Onion soup!
By the way, we hold "Short Essay Contest" every term at Kitakyushu YMCA, and the people who submitted their entry in the last-term contest got 3 Free Drink Vouchers(^^) I wonder if any of them has used the voucher yet.....? Gotta remind them of it!!
Thank you for reading my blog!
Have a nice hot cup of coffee and stay warm(^^)!
See you next time♪
I went to the 多文化共生わいわい祭り held at Kitakyushu YMCA yesterday!
There were so many people enjoying the stage and activities!
The thing I really enjoyed was a Vietnamese lesson given by YMCA international students on the 2nd floor.
I could learn some Vietnamese words and phrases, and I was so happy when they understood my Vietnamese!
The students were so friendly and good at teaching!
After that, I ate a Korean lunch, which was very nice, and did some shopping at the Asian Bazaar, which was fun!
I really had a great time!
受付け & 様々なパネル
ベトナム語プチ講座 & 韓国ランチパック
キタキュウマン on stage
We have had "Halloween Lesson week" for the kids' classes, and the teachers and kids were all wearing fancy or spooky costumes.
I don't teach kids here, so I didn't wear a costume..... but it looked just fun!! I really want to try "Halloween something" for the adults' classes as well next year!
There must have been so many Halloween events that had been planned this weekend, but unfortunately the typhoon is, again, coming to Japan.
I fell so sorry for the events organizers and families who have been excited for those events...
I hope this typhoon won't cause big damage and leave soon.
Please take care and I hope you all will have a good weekend, even inside the house!
Are you enjoying this autumn, going for a walk, looking up the sky for pretty clouds and so on?
We at YMCA Language program, are now all busy preparing for the upcoming annual events, “Halloween lesson week for Kids” next week in which the kid students will be enjoying reading scary stories and trick-or-treating in spooky costumes, and “多文化共生わいわい祭り” on November 3 at which you can experience Asian food and cultures!!
If you have come to “多文化共生わいわい祭り” before and liked it, please come this year, too!
If you haven’t, why don’t you come and try this great opportunity!
Please click here for more information about the festival!