Monthly Archives: April 2010

Cycling The A-Z Of Tokyo – Part II

‘Cycling The A-Z Of Tokyo – Prelude’ can be read here. ‘Cycling The A-Z Of Tokyo – Part I’ can be read here. As mentioned in the prelude station ‘B’ was a bit of a problem in that it was completely out … Continue reading

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Cycling The A-Z Of Tokyo – Part I

‘Cycling The A-Z Of Tokyo – Prelude’ can be read here. After some very sh*tty weather recently the forecast for Sunday 18th April was sunny and so it was that I left my home by bicycle at 7.35am that morning to … Continue reading

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Cycling The A-Z Of Tokyo – Prelude

Cycling the Yamanote line back in October with Michael whetted our appetite for a similar bike ride. The only problem was coming up with a novel idea as the Yamanote line is the only one which circles the city but when … Continue reading

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C*ck A Load Of This – Kanamara Matsuri 2010

I made what has become my bi-yearly pilgrammage to Kawasaki Daishi on Sunday 4th April to witness the Kanamara Matsuri more commonly known as the P*nis Festival. This was my third visit to the festival and maybe my last one … Continue reading

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Kung Fu Panda Special Lesson (2010 Edition)

To celebrate the end of a hard years work for my kids I treated them to non-textbook special lessons in the last week of March which marks the end of the school year in Japan. This was basically the follow up … Continue reading

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TF Film Review: Shutter Island (2010)

When Leonardo DiCaprio burst onto the scene big-time after ‘Titanic’ I wasn’t taken in by all the hype around him. That may be because I am a straight hetrosexual man! However, thirteen years on and I have grown to be quite a fan … Continue reading

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Visa Renewal

I was granted a new three year extension of my visa yesterday. That may sound simple news to you and in the end it was fairly straightforward but it wasn’t always that way. In fact there was a time when I … Continue reading

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