Miyako’s Education – Part 17

Download audio file (miyako17.mp3) at shingo John: How is Miyako? Yumie: She is okay. She is better now. John: What is she doing? Yumie: She is going home. I guess she is on the bus now. John: What are you doing? Yumie: I am going home too. John: Are you […] Read more »

A New Life in Mosquito City – Part 10 – The Hotel Receptionist

Excited about his free week of luxury accommodation, Mark checks into the Grand Hotel of Mosquito City. Read more »

People and Places – Aaron 1 – “Actually he was born in Mississippi.”

Download audio file (aaron1.mp3) at Kevin Sall Mark: You were born in..What state were you born in, Aaron? Aaron: I was born in Tennesee. Mark: What part of Tennesee? Aaron: Memphis, Tennesee. Mark: Memphis, Tennesee. Right. That is where Elvis comes from. Aaron: Actually, I believe he was born in […] Read more »

Miyako’s Education – Part 16

Download audio file (miyako16.mp3) at howard gees Miyako: Hi Yumie. Thanks for coming. Thanks for taking care of me. Yumie: It�’s my pleasure. You are a good friend. You are my best friend. What are you doing? Miyako: I am not doing anything. I am just sitting here. I am […] Read more »

A New Life in Mosquito City – Part 9 – The Prison Cell

In this episode, Mark gets released from his prison cell. The police have realized their mistake. Mark's luck has changed! Read more »

Miyako’s Education – Part 15

Download audio file (miyako15.mp3) at reverseZeRO Yumie: Hi Miyako, it’s me, Yumie. John says Ryusuke has a new girlfriend. An American girlfriend! Are you okay? Miyako: I’m okay but I feel sad and depressed and jealous. I feel terrible! Yumie: You are not okay! Where are you? Miyako: I’m in […] Read more »

People and Places – Burke 1 – Grew up on the road?

Download audio file (burke1.mp3) at Monique Hofland Mark: Did you say…? Burke! Did you say you were…? Did you say you grew up on the road? Burke: Ahm. Well. Actually I grew up in the back of a backpack but that is because … I was born in … in […] Read more »

Talking about Meditation

Download audio file (meditation.mp3) at premasagar Mark: So what is meditation? Alec: Hmm..good question. Well meditation is a huge variety of techniques that are used to move people into the moment…or to use a cliche, the “here and now”. Mark: Hm-mm what kind of techniques? For example, can you give […] Read more »