Monthly Archives: February 2020

London Pt III: The Vagina Museum, A Phallic Building, The Famous Cock & A String Of Filming Locales

With Rina having returned to Japan for work I was left to my own devices for a day and a bit in London. Camden Town was one of the areas I wanted to revisit as I’d come across a couple … Continue reading

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London Pt II: Capital Sights, The New Years Day Parade, Phone Box Art & Quirky Platforms!

It was a very early start to 2020 for me as I took a walk down to Canary Wharf Station and some other places before my wife got up. After checking out, we headed to the Tower Bridge area as … Continue reading

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London Pt I: Balancing Time With My Wife & Hunting Down Filming Locations!

As we took a taxi direct from Heathrow Airport to my parents house in Leicestershire just before Christmas we didn’t actually see anything of London until we returned there for the New Years period. Due to maintenance work though it … Continue reading

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The Complete List Of James Bond Filming Locations

Bond #25 is on the horizon as ‘No Time To Die‘ is set to hit cinemas this Spring with Daniel Craig appearing for the final time as the British secret service agent. Norway and the Faroe Islands make their debut … Continue reading

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TF Top 10…… J1 League Stadiums You Should Visit This Season

The new J-League season is just round the corner with games kicking off over the weekend starting March 21st. In anticipation, Tokyo Fox has compiled a list of ten grounds which any fan of the beautiful game should visit when in … Continue reading

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Review: Films Set In Japan – Sayonara (1957)

“Don’t you think you’re taking a risk marrying a Japanese girl?’ They were not words of advice given to me ahead of my wedding in 2014 but the question posed by US Air Force fighter Major Lloyd Gruver (Marlon Brando) to … Continue reading

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London Filming Locations: Jason Bourne (2016)

This fourth Bourne movie to actually have Jason Bourne in it saw Matt Damon return to the role after a nine year break and it was business as usual. I thought it was enjoyable enough but just lacked a bit … Continue reading

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Dining Out: White Chocolate Ramen Is This Years Ideal Japanese Valentines Meal!

When it comes to ramen, there are many tastes and regional variations whether it be shio (salt), shoyu (soy sauce), tonkotsu (pork bone broth) in Kyushu or miso ramen which is served up in Hokkaido. On top of that come the crazy novelty ones which include … Continue reading

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This Little-Known Tokyo Museum Is Dedicated To Marine Science

When you get a guide book for Tokyo you maybe think that there are about a dozen museums in the capital city. They are just the main popular ones though. The Grutto Museum Pass opened my eyes to a much … Continue reading

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Appearing As A Guest On BBC Radio Leicester’s Football Forum

Ever since the late 80s I have listened to the football output on BBC Radio Leicester. Every match is covered live nowadays but back then (and going into the early 90s) we were lucky if we got second half commentary … Continue reading

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