Monthly Archives: October 2019

Tokyo Daytripper: Big Golden Buddha & Sandy Red Monkey Temples Plus A Non-Scandalous Watergate!

Pretty much no stone has been unturned in Tokyo by the many, many YouTubers (and some bloggers too!) who either live in the capital or come to visit from further afield. Bordering prefectures have been covered far less though, especially … Continue reading

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Interesting Japanese Playground Structures #22

Many of the parks and children’s playgrounds in Japan, particularly in Tokyo, are quite poor compared to other countries in terms of space, surroundings and a lack of grass. However, a handful of them do tend to possess extremely creative structures … Continue reading

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Cycling In Izu #3 – A Giant Kannon Structure In The Mountains & A Religious Cult Building

My bicycle was taken on this trip to Izu with the idea in mind of doing some rides on future weekends but I was quite keen to get this particular one out of the way in the knowledge that I’d … Continue reading

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Cycling In Izu #2 – Route 135 Sights In Ito City

A few days after I’d done the ‘Cycling In Izu #1‘ ride and I was itching to get out on my bike again. This post is all about what can be found along a particular stretch of Route 135, the main … Continue reading

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Cycling In Izu #1 – The Stunning Jogasaki Coast Plus Teddy Bear & Cat Museums

Having made such an effort to get my bicycle to my parents-in-law’s house via local trains I was keen to get out on it at some point. The weather forecast for almost every day of the holiday in August was … Continue reading

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Australia Filming Locations #9 – Ghost Rider (2007)

Popular comic book character Ghost Rider was given the big screen treatment in early 2007 with Nicholas Cage cast as the flaming-skull-headed biker. Cage already had a tattoo of the anti-hero on his arm but had to cover it up for … Continue reading

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In Loving Memory Of “Momiji”: A Tribute To Our Beloved Family Dog (Video)

“She’s the glue that binds the family together” That quote above is something I said a few years back as she really did do so much to heal and bring the family together. Some people will probably roll their eyes … Continue reading

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