Monthly Archives: November 2009

BBC Four Japan Season

As part of the BBC4 Japan season earlier this year there were a series of documentary’s on the land of the rising sun. I finally got round to watching the last of these the other day, Great Railway Journeys: Tokyo … Continue reading

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TF Film Review: This Is It (2009)

I think I was first really aware of Michael Jackson around the time of the release of ‘Bad‘ in 1987 and it was actually the family hairdresser who gave us copies of that album as well as Thriller and Off … Continue reading

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About six or seven years ago there was a show on the BBC called ‘Adam & Joe Go Tokyo’ which was a very enjoyable eight part series on Tokyo life presented by the funny duo. In one episode they went busking … Continue reading

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LBH T-Shirt – A Design For A Lifer!

Before I came to Japan all those years ago I was well aware that certain washed-up actors, singers and so on from back home were big in Japan. However, I wasn’t aware that the same applied to your typical average … Continue reading

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Giant Rugby Ball

To promote the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand as well as the country itself there has been a giant rugby ball at the base of Tokyo Tower for the last few days. The inside featured a virtual tour of the … Continue reading

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