Notice to all NOVA teachers, if you are currently unemployed:
To anyone who would like to offer help, in the form of yen, temporary housing, food, or even frequent flier miles (you can transfer them, you know), post a comment to this post or email me asap. I will move your offers to the top of the blog as they are made. This is for everyone, from the shores of Hokkaido to my neighborhood (Kagoshima).
Kagoshima City, Yoshino Town (鹿児島市吉野町), 11/2
Temporary housing, food, and a little spending money offered.
Kagoshima City (鹿児島市), 10/29
Temporary housing offered to teachers in need of a place to sleep. Bring a futon. Can support 1-2 people. Contact me for details.
FILL IN THIS SPACE WITH YOUR OFFERS
In addition to other assistance as needed, the Australian government has negotiated with Quantas airlines to provide discounts airfares home (possibly with deferred payment as well).