Taking a Stool Sample in Japan

Please excuse the crassness of this post, but I feel it is my duty to pass on my experience of taking a stool sample to other unfortunate foreigners in Japan who find themselves in the same position. “Behind” the scenes The other day I went for a health check. This was something I wanted to do since I hadn’t had a medical for such a long time, and I’m getting […]

The 15 year old toilet stains

Having just bought a house, we’ve been busy putting things where they belong and fixing things up. One of those things was the doorbell, which I finally got working today after the $100 doorphone adapter arrived. Crazy, I know, but the intercom needed to be connected to the telephone which required a special adapter. Seems like an expensive way to tell if someone’s at the door, but at least all […]