Monthly Archives: June 2006

World Cup 2006 – A Pain In The Lars!

The World Cup is being shown across six different channels in Japan which can prove a little troublesome when trying to tune into each match. Games have been kicking off at 10 pm, 1 am and 4 am here but for some reason … Continue reading

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World Cup 2006 – The Swiss Roll Over Africans Togo Top Of Group G

Having failed to get in on our previous two visits (refused entry to the Japan games because tickets needed to be purchased in advance) myself and Asif went to Nakata.net Cafe in Aoyama on Monday night. As I said in a previous post, … Continue reading

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World Cup 2006 – Japan 0 Croatia 0

Having surrendered their lead in the first match against the Aussies it was time to put the right wrong for the Japanese last night. I went to a much more lively bar in Shibuya this time to see a game … Continue reading

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Playing A Waiting Game

Undoubtedly the worst part of my job is having to be on standby ready to work on my day off every now and again. This involves getting up and being ready for the possibility of work if one of my … Continue reading

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World Cup 2006 – Snatching Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory

Finally got round to experiencing my first World Cup game in a bar last night. I was working till 10pm so rushed to a bar with a colleague to watch Japans opener against Australia. We tried and failed to get into … Continue reading

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A Different Ball Game

Well what a cr*p game played in very difficult weather conditions too! No, I’m not talking about England’s World Cup opener but about baseball having just been to my first ever game last night. It was absolutely p*ssing it down … Continue reading

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Hair Today Gone Tomorrow

With the weather p*ssing it down here all day I decided to shave my head again for the first time in over half a year. Despite the rain today the really hot and humid weather is fairly imminent and given the amount … Continue reading

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