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Christmas 2017 In Tokyo

  Illuminations are a pretty big thing in Japan at Christmas time but something I’ve just not bothered with as I referenced in my ‘Things I’ve Never Done In Tokyo‘ post back in 2011. However, this year we were in … Continue reading

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Christmas 2016 In Tokyo

For the second year running I was in Tokyo for Christmas but it was a little different this time as Christmas Eve and Christmas Day both fell on the weekend with the 23rd a national holiday too. That meant my … Continue reading

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Christmas 2015 In Tokyo

  It may come as a bit of a surprise to know that this year was the first time I have ever stayed in Tokyo for Christmas. Back in December 2003 I worked on December 25th for N*va (and had a … Continue reading

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Moving Out 2015

The Tokyo Fox Global Operations Centre will have a new home from October. Yes that’s right, it’s time to up sticks again and move on after 2.5 years in our current residence. For the last couple of weeks, my wife and I have … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Mingalaba (Burmese)

Myanmar? Burma? Which one the correct name is, I really don’t know but then again my knowledge of all things Burmese is very minimal. That is slowly changing due to one of my students bringing in articles about Aung San Suu … Continue reading

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Review: Films Set In Japan – ‘The Shinjuku Incident’ (2009)

He may be one of the worlds most famous international action stars but I am ashamed to say that the only film of his that I’d ever seen before this was the 2009 re-make of ‘The Karate Kid‘. I actually … Continue reading

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