Monthly Archives: September 2012

Tokyo Toray Pan Pacific Open 2012 Tennis Tournament

This years TPPO tennis tournament in Tokyo promised to be better than usual with 12 of the worlds top 13 women participating for big prize money and a large amount of ranking points. Sadly that one missing player was the … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Mingalaba (Burmese)

Myanmar? Burma? Which one the correct name is, I really don’t know but then again my knowledge of all things Burmese is very minimal. That is slowly changing due to one of my students bringing in articles about Aung San Suu … Continue reading

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New York Filming Locations: Superman (1978)

It may not get quite the same hype as Batman or Spider-Man but Superman is arguably the most famous super-hero and one that brings back memories of my early childhood and the last day of school term where we often … Continue reading

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New York Filming Locations: Coming To America (1988)

When my family finally caught up with the rest of Britain and got a video recorder in the late 80’s the first film we rented was ‘Coming To America‘ starring Eddie Murphy; a film I still have fond affection for … Continue reading

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Review: Films Set In Japan – ‘The Bad News Bears Go To Japan’ (1978)

We all know that when the writers of a TV show or film franchise (and I use that term in the loosest sense regarding this movie!) run out of ideas they take the project overseas. Now, I’m not too sure … Continue reading

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Dining Out: L’Azure (Tunisian)

It often gets forgotten that when I went to Tunisia in August 2009 the holiday wasn’t only about things to do with Star Wars. Whilst that did take up the majority of my attention I did see and do a … Continue reading

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New York Filming Locations: I Am Legend (2007)

Will Smith plays Robert Neville; a scientist unable to stop a deadly man-made virus spreading which he is immune to and the only human survivor in New York City and perhaps the world. His townhouse is at 11 Washington Square Park … Continue reading

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