Last but certainly not least among our Fall Photo Contest winners is Auriza Ugalino who takes first place with her absolutely magical photo captured on Miyajima. Click here for more about the touching tale behind this beautiful photograph.
With the last days of autumn upon us, the Wide Island View is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Falling for Fall photo contest. Coming in 3rd place, with her gorgeous shot of autumn scenery, is Rebecca Gannaway. Congratulations Rebecca! You can read more about the photo here.
by Sarah Ervin The new Disney movie ‘Frozen’ has finally come to cinemas in Japan. Our resident film critic Sarah Ervin tells us what all the fuss is about! The story of Disney’s Frozen is loosely based on the Hans Christian Anderson story “The Snow Queen”, and starts like many stories before it, with an ice princess who ownsRead More
Shuffle Shock by Akilah Bel Akilah is a first year JET from Barbados teaching in Fukuyama. She has previously taught in Japan for 2 years from 2008 to 2010, and has also taught English in France. Tick tock, tick tock, there’s only one more hour left until the phone calls come in. The atmosphere is tense and teachersRead More
Hiroshima JET alumni Jake Vollebregt and Arrun Soma answer some questions about what they’ve been up to post-JET and how the JET experience has helped them. If you’re a JET alumni and would like to answer this questionnaire, please email the editors at firstname.lastname@example.org! Names: Jake Vollebregt and Arrun Soma Ages: 31 and 28 respectively LocationRead More