Monthly Archives: September 2007

Tokyo Daytripper: Big Weekender Pt III – Yomiuriland & Bungy Jump #4

I hooked up again with Ethan on Sunday 16th September to complete my big weekend of activities. This time it was Yomiuriland and getting from the train station to the amusement park was interesting in itself as we had to take a cable car … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Big Weekender Pt II – Mount Takao

When a colleague asked me a fortnight ago if I wanted to go up Mount Takao for a nomihodai (all-you-can-drink) session I didn’t think too much of it but as the morning of the event neared last Saturday I began to think that … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Big Weekender Pt I – Tokyo Summerland

My days off are Friday and Sunday but last weekend I also had the Saturday off resulting in a busy few days of activity. Starting very early on Friday morning myself and Ethan made our way to Tokyo Summerland which is … Continue reading

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Ooh Aah Kashi-wa!!

Witnessing the spectacle of an Aussie Rules game in Melbourne last month made me realise how much I miss watching live sport. Apart from last years baseball game, a sumo tournament, a couple of Rugby games (Ireland v Japan, Newcastle … Continue reading

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I Was A Leeeetle Bit Drunk!

After doing cover work yesterday I went for yaki-niku and on to karaoke with a few colleagues in Ikebukuro. That reminded me of my last appearance in karaoke three weeks ago where I slept my way through the nights proceedings. In … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Toshimaen Amusement Park

On Friday the 24th of August I went to Toshimaen Amusement Park which is a 15 minute train ride away from where I live. Sadly we didn’t have so long there as we only got there at 2pm and it was also quite mild … Continue reading

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Australia 2007 Pt VII – Melbourne Again

The 4.45am airport shuttle took me to Hobart Airport for my 6am flight back to Melbourne and I was surprised to bump into colleague Mark in the waiting lounge who i climbed Mount Fuji with. After a slight delay I was back … Continue reading

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