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About tokyofox

A Leicester City fan teaching English in Japan

On The C*cks Trail……In Chiba!!

  The ‘On The Fox Trail…’ series on Tokyo Fox has generally included a fair number of shrines around Japan but for this one it’s more a case of going on the c*cks trail, if you will! As ever, I was … Continue reading

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A Day In Kawasaki City

The only times I usually set foot in Kawasaki are to either watch Kawasaki Frontale in the J.League or to see a load of c*cks! Yes, you did read that right as Kawasaki is home to the annual Kanamara Matsuri … Continue reading

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London Filming Locations: Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

Of course I’d seen bits and pieces of Bond films on TV but it wasn’t until Pierce Brosnan’s second outing as 007 that I actually saw one in it’s entirety and there was no looking back after that. For that … Continue reading

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Water Fasting For 75 Hours! (No Food, Only Water)

Many people often do some kind of detox after the excess of Christmas and/or New Year but I continued in the festive spirit in to the early days of March! Since my bicycle accident last month I haven’t really been … Continue reading

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Have A Whale Of A Time At This Tokyo Shrine!

  There really does seem to be a never ending supply of interesting little shrines and temples in Japan which is most welcome news for this blogger who is always on the lookout for unique ones whether it be the … Continue reading

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Interesting Japanese Playground Structures #11

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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Dining Out: The “Blue Ramen” Restaurant!

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 then come the crazy novelty … Continue reading

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