Monthly Archives: July 2007

A New Addition To The Family #1 – Eifion

I am now an Uncle as my eldest sister Ruth gave birth at 9.36pm (Australian time) on Monday the 30th of July 2007. Eifion John Evans is her and her husband Carl’s first child weighing in at a whopping 9lb 2oz (don’t … Continue reading

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Mega Mac – The King Of Burgers!

A few months ago Japan went crazy for the latest McDonalds burger which certainly wasn’t in keeping with the supposedly more healthy menu in the post ‘Supersize Me’ era. The introduction of the Mega Mac saw sales go through the … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Tokyo Sea Life Park

You can’t kipper good company down so in return for working the national holiday last Monday we cod have the following day off so I went to Tokyo Sea Life Park in Kasai Rinkaikoen which is a cheap plaice at only 700 … Continue reading

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The New Face Of English Learning In Japan??!! (Part III)

Following hot on the heels of my appearances on Keikotomanabu.net, my company website and a fair few posters my image has again surfaced albeit only the back of my head! At the start of May ‘The Globe’ (the company’s own quarterly … Continue reading

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India 2007: The Delhi Belly Tour Pt V – Delhi Again!

Rather than pay the RP535 for an air-con seat offered by the station ticket seller I opted instead for a RP104 (about £1.30!) non-aircon sleeper carriage which I was apprehensive about as I thought it could be an overcrowded sweatbox for the 5.5 hour … Continue reading

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India 2007: The Delhi Belly Tour Pt IV – Jaipur

Took an early morning rickshaw just 11km out of Jaipur to see Amber Fort which looked quite impressive perched on top of a rocky hill but it did feel like walking around a building site at times. I resisted the … Continue reading

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India 2007: The Delhi Belly Tour Pt III – Fatephur Sikri

It was p*ssing it down all the way from Agra to Fatephur Sikri on my 7am bus ride. 80 minutes for RP22 (about 27 pence) on a rickety old bus with open windows and a leaking roof resulted in my … Continue reading

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