Yuki Notes

just normal diary by person who try to write in English

Far from EBPM

Once back in Japan, Japanese news jumps into my sight. One of them attracted strongly my attention. It is about Joint custody. Currently, Japan doesn't have joint custody. Only Single custody exists. In many cases, the mother takes their k…

A troubled career planning

Time flies, it's been a while since I uploaded a post last time. Wow, almost 1 year! Can't believe I still remember this blog! Anyway, I entered British graduate school last autumn and the spring term is almost finished. It means my master…

Why celebrities become a politician easier

When I chat with a Philipino friend, I heard a interesting speculation about why celebrities become a politician easier. I do not know the current election trend in Japan, but sometimes TV stars have won the election and become politician.…

What I expect studying in the UK to bring

Luckily, I got a offer with IELTS score condition from graduate school in the UK recently. I need to get 7.0 since my score is still 6.0. But it is good news anyway. I can study in the UK to get master's degree, although it is still in the…

Hectic and silent year

2020 was completely unpredicted for me, probably for everyone. My ideal plan was ruined by the pandemic. Since the covid-19 was recognised as a serious deadly disease such as the Spanish flu in 100 years ago, soon I was sent back to Japan …

Media or Development studies?

Recently I'm looking for postgraduate course which I should go to. By the way my GPA score was improved thanks to evaluation system difference between the UK and Japan. Now, I'm in upper second level. It means I can apply almost every cour…

What? I have a possibility of improving my low GPA?

I planned to write a diary everyday but somehow already passed almost 3 weeks since I posted last time. Anyway I need a lot of opportunities to practice writing in English to improve and to get high score in IELTS, so I wiil try to write m…

All I need is to get 7.0 in IELTS

It's been a while since I uploaded a latest post again. Since then, my situation where I live in and work has changed dramatically, and it had already passed a year since I moved to developing country where I was dispatched by JICA and sta…

Joined a JOCV as a marketer

It has been a long time since I wrote a first blog in here. I had tried to enter a develoing economics school in JETRO*1 after that. If I got enter there, I could get referance and scholarship to enter a graduate school easily. But unfortu…

Like a Flowers for Algernon

When I was a teenager in a remote corner of Japan, my life was very simple. A 30 mile radius was my whole world. I had only to play video games and baseball, and sometimes study. When I was a 20, my life was still simple and small. But aft…