Monthly Archives: September 2014

TF Top 10……Tokyo Themed Cycling Rides

With Autumn finally here after a long hot and humid Summer it’s time to get on your bike again and work up a sweat without being completely drenched in it as happens in the overly hot and humid Summer months … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……Annoyingly Noisy Japanese Sounds!

Japan has a reputation for being a quiet and respectful place and, on the whole, it generally is whether you are enjoying the peaceful respite of a tranquil temple or even just sitting on the train. However, on closer inspection … Continue reading

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TF Top 5……Tokyo Movie Locations Where You Can Stay

Whilst its probably possible to spend the night at the Wolverine temple or outside the Grudge house, Tokyo Fox certainly doesn’t recommend it!! There are far more appropriate and more conventional ways to absorb the atmosphere of a handful of films which … Continue reading

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Contributing To J-Soccer Magazine

Issue #13 of J-Soccer; Japan’s number one English language football magazine hit the streets recently and, despite an inadequate knowledge of the game in this country, a certain Tokyo Fox managed to feature quite heavily throughout its pages.    My J-Soccer … Continue reading

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Tokyo Toray Pan Pacific Open 2014 Tennis Tournament

Scotland voting no to independence has been the big story of the day and thanks to Andy Murray’s tweet yesterday in support of his country going it alone, tennis was in the news albeit not for anything to with the actual … Continue reading

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TF Flashback – Bungy Thrillogy Pt I (2002)

Back in September 2007 I did a 22 metre bungy jump at Yomiuriland in Kanagawawa which was billed Bungy Jump #4 so what about these other three jumps I hear you say! Well, five years prior to that I was … Continue reading

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TF Top 5……Movies Made In Malaysia

The Malaysia tourism board launched a largely successful worldwide marketing campaign back in 1999 called “Malaysia, Truly Asia” but when it comes to appearances in movies, this south-east Asian country has rarely played true to itself and has instead filled in … Continue reading

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TV Shows And Documentaries About Japan

It seems the idea of a TV station sending some kind of celebrity to the land of Japan is not going to end anytime soon with programme after programme continuing to be churned out by television networks each and every year. … Continue reading

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London Filming Locations: The World Is Not Enough (1999)

It was pretty much a law of diminishing returns where the Pierce Brosnan Bond-era was concerned and by the time of his third outing as the double agent things were starting to get more and more ridiculous regarding plot, excessive action … Continue reading

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London Filming Locations: Notting Hill (1999)

Despite the huge success of ‘Four Weddings & A Funeral‘ in the mid-nineties, that film totally bypassed me and it wasn’t till five years later that I actually saw any kind of Hugh Grant film. That movie was of course … Continue reading

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