Now in Columbia University in New York, doing a Ph.D. in Sustainable Development. My research will be focused on community based disaster preparedness and climate change adaptation in developing countries.

Summer '09 was spent in India working with the Red Cross. Read what I did here and a description of the work from the US government's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration here.

Born and raised in Ireland, spent two years as a high school teacher in Numazu, Japan right beside Mount Fuji. I had once thought that I could never be a teacher - there are too many goodbyes. My student's graduation in 2008 was particularly difficult. 240 simultaneous goodbyes. Now however, I miss it a lot, and realise that a part of me will always want to be a teacher. It was the greatest experience of my life.

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ありがとうFor strengthAnd looked down one . . .AlmostUndue AttentionThe BluesJust aboutFalling LeavesCoveredBrowsingFire and GoldMaintain OrderBlue WaterMy daily companionA lot of little picturesTo be famousShoppingAutumn flamesCrow Castle WakesCrow Castle SleepsOjizo-samaBamboo RiverTsuyuMatsuriSomewhere, a broken heartThe CommuteAnd . . . Jump!TakusanTonesDisinterestAs kites fallI'll show you how it's done




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    ckm2005 says:

    "Amirjina is one of the most talented photographers I've ever met.Your photos are great and inspirative! i am always amazed , the composition and colors are so natural .... really my favorite.......brilliant execution.Well Done,"

    12th March, 2008

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