Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Wedding In Hiroshima Pt II – The Reception

Following the church service we were led down many sloping steps through the inner parts of the complex. We were put in a room with the make-up artist and a staff member, presumably to keep us out of the way … Continue reading

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The Wedding In Hiroshima Pt I – The Ceremony

Since we got married on Tanabata (7th July) conversations about having some kind of wedding have come and gone but eventually we decided to have some kind of party with her extended family in Hiroshima. However, whilst I was visiting … Continue reading

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On Screen #6 – Afghanistan

Britain’s war in Afghanistan ended recently after 13 years with the main British base at Camp Bastion being handed over to the locals who will be left to their own devices regarding the security of a province which has proved … Continue reading

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TF Flashback – Bungy Thrillogy Pt III (2002)

In the third and final part of this Bungy Thrillogy series, Tokyo Fox looks back to Sunday 24th March 2002; the day of my triple bungy jump. I was travelling around New Zealand for a few months on the back of a years working holiday … Continue reading

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TF Top 5……Tokyo Temples And Shrines In Film

About a year ago Tokyo Fox brought you the TF Top 5……Kyoto temples and shrines in film (it was actually called Kyoto filming locations but they were all places of worship as you might expect from such a city!) and now … Continue reading

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Review: Films Set In Japan – Fear And Trembling (2003)

Starting off at Ryoanji temple in Kyoto this French film has a Belgian woman called Amélie (Sylvie Testud) looking back on her year at a Japanese corporation in Tokyo in 1990. Having been brought up in Japan until the age of … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Lion Shrine In Tokyo!

Think of lions and a safari in Kenya rather than Tama Dobutsukoen Zoo comes to mind. Think of lion statues and Trafalgar Square in London instead of a small Tokyo shrine will probably enter your head first. However, I recently came … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Mama’s Kitchen (Paraguay)

Paraguay eh! I don’t know much about it at all. I’ve never been there or even to any of its South American counterparts. I can’t think of any movies which have been filmed or even set there. It’s these types … Continue reading

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Time To Clamp Down On The Idle Behaviour Of Drivers

Back in the day when Tokyo Fox was just getting up and running I often used to write about the everyday quirks and behavioural norms of Japanese society. Whether it be the terrible tv, the moronic cyclists or the behind-the-times smoking … Continue reading

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Luke Who Turned Up For Halloween! (Pt II)

There really isn’t too much to add in the way of words to what I wrote in ‘Luke Who Turned Up For Halloween! Pt I‘ but this time on arriving at Hachiko exit of Shibuya station we were actually met by the … Continue reading

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