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June 28, 2004

Former Teachers Find Their "Way"

A couple of newspaper stories from the weekend about former English teachers who've found their way into traditional Japanese culture. Art Lee came to Japan on the JET Program six years ago and taught at a junior high school in the "sleepy village" of Achi in Nagano Prefecture. he still lives in the village, with his Japanese wife, but now he is a professional "wadaiko" (Japanese drum) player and teacher.
A musician with a heart as big as a drum (

Tom Morris lives with his Japanese wife on the Shonan coast southwest of Tokyo. He first came to Japan in 1990 at age 25 and taught history and English at a college and also in the eikaiwa system. Now he teaches ceramics and runs a B&B.
Pottering with intent between Japan and Hawaii (Japan Times)

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