Monthly Archives: May 2013

Dining Out: Caravan Sarai (Afghanistan)

“Dictation being forced in Afghanistan…” is the opening lyric to the Pet Shop Boys 1988 hit ‘It’s Alright‘ (video still below) and the first time I’d really ever heard of the place not that I would have been able to … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Zojoji Temple a.k.a. The Wolverine Temple

So this is a bit of a first then as Tokyo Fox presents you with some filming locations for a movie that hasn’t even come out yet!! ‘The Wolverine‘ is the sixth installment in the X-Men film series and it … Continue reading

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Sick As A Parrot!

Not only was I feeling sick as dog recently but I had to suffer the double whammy of also feeling sick as a parrot (if I can use such a sporting cliché!) after witnessing a heartbreaking end to Leicester City’s … Continue reading

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Sick As A Dog!

So having returned from a busy Golden Week’s Holiday in Vietnam and Hiroshima I returned from the latter on the morning of the 7th and went straight to work and apart from feeling a little tired I survived the day … Continue reading

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I’m In A Relationship

If I can paraphrase a Facebook relationship status I can confirm that I am in a relationship. However, this is not exactly ‘new‘ news as my girlfriend and I have actually been together for a long while now but me … Continue reading

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Hiroshima 2013 Pt III: Peace Memorial Park & Museum

The atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima at 8:15am on August 6th, 1945. It was the first dropping of its kind in world history during combat and it wiped out nearly a third of the city’s population. … Continue reading

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Hiroshima 2013 Pt II: Iwakuni

Whilst in Hiroshima I wanted to see a different part to what I had seen back in December 2005. Of course I was always going to visit Miyajima and the Peace Memorial Park/A-Bomb Dome but as there was another day … Continue reading

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