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Review: Films Set In Japan – Earthquake Bird (2019)

This Netflix movie was released on the video-on-demand streaming service on November 15th and is based on the novel of the same name (2001) by British author Susanna Jones. It stars Swedish actress Alicia Vikander who’s done films in her native Swedish … Continue reading

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Doing The Star Wars Tokyo Metro Stamp Rally In One Day……By Bicycle!

  When I went to the Star Wars Identities interactive exhibition on it’s opening day in August I picked up a booklet in the station for a stamp rally. I didn’t even look at it for a couple of weeks … 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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A Manic Sunday As Wales & Australia Met At The Rugby World Cup

  The group stages of the Rugby World Cup throw up a mix of predictable one-sided games, some mammoth clashes and a few surprises too. Rugby giants New Zealand faced off against South Africa on the opening weekend, England will play … Continue reading

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Review: Films Set In Japan – The Teahouse Of The August Moon (1956)

“All moons are good but an August moon is a little older and a little wiser” So that’s what the latter part of the title was all about then! For many, many years I’ve been aware of this film but I … Continue reading

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Interesting Japanese Playground Structures #20

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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Watching J-League Football On A Very Rainy Night Up In Yamagata

  The rainy season in Japan is well underway and for many people it can be a frustrating time with constant wet conditions for weeks on end. Certainly not ideal for watching or playing football, especially when many grounds in … Continue reading

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