Sonntag, 12. Juni 2011

Mr. Mini-Dog ~

The books for my BA-thesis...

I'm sorry for my lack of updates in the past days...

Most of you know that I live in a really small city in Germany and here is NO action at all.
Here a tiny overview about the biggest hightlights in the last week:






  •  I've finally made it and hand in my BA-thesis ~I will have my final oral examination on June 27th ~

  • I've applied for the Working Holiday visa ~ and I can take my passport+visa home around next week
  • I'm preparing for my final test on Thursday ~ I need to make an presentation about the emotional and social aspects of robots in Japan ~ if it's immoral to develop humanoid robots etc ~  and the reason why Japanese people are open-minded if it comes to topics like humanoid robots in care centres and so on ~strange topic for a social studies major, huh? I was surprised.
  •  I'm looking for an airplane ticket back to Japan...sadly I'm still confused if I should buy it or not...  I'm afraid that my university is making a mistake (again!) and they change the date or my teacher will be sick...if this happens and the date is set on the day when I plan to go back to Tokyo it means I would lose my airplane ticket (1000$), since no insurance is covering in such a case...so I need to call my university office on Tuesday and ask about the situation and if it's ok if I already buy the ticket...complicated...

Anyway, I'm planning to return to Tokyo on July 4th. This time I won't use JAL since the tickets are incredibly expensive. I think I return with Lufthansa or Austrian Airlines. And Peko will be allowed to travel in the cabine with me. I just need to get a new bag for him ~



I can't wait to return to Tokyo...this summer will be so nice... ^o^ Yoshi will also have two holidays when I return...so we can spend some time without his busy job ^___^
I want my life bag ;_; Spending time with Facebook isn't really the life I have dreamt of XD
Well, three weeks...just three weeks...I try to hold on XD

Kommentare:

  1. Awwww such a cute dog!

    Glad to hear you're going back home! Haha good luck with everything!

    xox

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  2. Peko! That's funny! My brother calls Peko to his girlfriend xD
    Good luck to back to Tokyo! And GANBATTE with your exams! :) When I read your blog I think that staying in Japan is easier than I think, but...is it!? =_= I have family there but I can't just go and stay there doing nothing!! (It would be nice but... xD)

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  3. @ Emy
    Thanks, yeah...he is sweet :) But in real he can be a tramp, too XD

    @Mikirin
    No, I think it's really hard to stay in Japan...
    The past 2 years I was there with university scholarships doing my internships...which means I had to have really good grades (average of A) in all subjects...and of course it wasn't just a holiday.
    This time I go back with a Working Holiday visa, work part-time to save some money for my Master-degree.
    All in all, it's a lot of work. You need to have much money (that's the reason why I had two part-time jobs beside university in 2009...XD) and the most important thing is that you need a real plan. I always wanted to live in Japan after my graduation. Going to graduate school is incredibly expensive (here in Germany most universities are almost free...) and if you want to enter a good university you need to have a perfect BA-degree...
    I haven't expected moving in with my boyfriend that fast XD He is a great help in so many things. And of course he's a big plus in my reason to go back to Japan that fast.

    Having family there is wonderful...it helps you if you can stay with them.
    All in all, I think going to Japan isn't easy at all...but if you have the motivation, a real plan and enough time and money...I think you can make it :)

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