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We’re fully in fall now, and it’s the perfect time to bundle up, start planning your winter vacation, and read about Japan.

This month we’re talking about snow tours, rugby coaches, tall ladies, apocalyptic fiction, meat blogs, yogurt straining, Chinese visas, Cricket Blasts, and Spotlighting 7 very cool members of the community.

David Namisato returns to Connect with a post-halloween “Life After the BOE” comic, the events calendar is jam-packed, and we unravel the tangled web of history behind those islands everyone’s arguing about.