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About tokyofox

A Leicester City fan teaching English in Japan

London Filming Locations: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)

This spin-off from the surprisingly successful Fast & the Furious films sees that classic movie scenario of the mismatched pair. Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) are reunited having previously exchanged fisticuffs in the sixth and eighth … Continue reading

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Dining Out: “Japanese” Food In England

This trip back to the UK was mostly about enjoying some good old-fashioned British food but when we went off on our own, my wife and I were both keen to try what is advertised as Japanese food in a … Continue reading

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Meeting The Ex-Leicester City Player Who Scored The Final Goal At Filbert Street

Filbert Street was the home of Leicester City from 1891 until May 2002 when they played their last ever competitive match against Tottenham Hotspur. An already relegated foxes side managed to go out on a high and the man who scored … Continue reading

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Taking My Wife On Her First Trip To Leicester

My wife Rina may have been to my hometown twice before (August 2013 and August 2014) but she had never been into Leicester. Now that would not be a problem for almost all tourists visiting England but she is married … Continue reading

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On The Fox (Hunt) Trail……In Great Bowden (Leicestershire, UK)

After a day of excess eating on Christmas Day it’s always good to get out of the house the next day and, other than the start of the shop sales, the Fernie Hunt meet is the thing to do on … Continue reading

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Two “Christmas Days” Back In My Hometown With The Family

  After five years away I returned to England to spend Christmas with my family back in my hometown of Market Harborough in Leicestershire. I can’t say I was really planning to return this time as I had seen my parents … Continue reading

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Return To The King Power Stadium 5 Years After My Last Visit As Leicester City Aim For FA Cup Glory

  The recent success of my beloved Leicester City sure has been great but it does sadly mean that getting a ticket for any match (without the season ticket credentials) is really difficult. When I knew I’d be returning to … Continue reading

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