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Moving In 2013

So after 4.5 years in Kami Itabashi I have recently moved onto pastures new and am living in the North Shinjuku area after finding a place for a reasonable amount of rent each month. Whilst the place is non-furnished there … Continue reading

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Review: Films Set In Japan – ‘Tokyo Joe’ (1949)

If you thought ‘The Barbarian And The Geisha‘ (1958) was old then this film is absolutely ancient and apart from the movies opening glimpse of Mount Fuji this is a very different Japan compared to its modern day incarnation. In … Continue reading

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Shanghai 2013 Pt I: Meeting Up With My Mate Michael

It may be one of the shortest, easiest places to fly to from Tokyo but I had never visited Shanghai until this last weekend when I spent three nights across the pond in China’s most modern city. I don’t really … Continue reading

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Moving Out 2013

After nearly 4.5 years living in north Tokyo the opportunity has come up to move onwards and indeed outwards. When I was pretty much forced to move out of my shared place in Ikebukuro in late 2008 I decided to … Continue reading

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Review: Films Set In Japan – ‘The Hunted’ (1995)

Christopher Lambert’s character Paul Racine is a New Yorker who gets lucky with a mysterious oriental lady whilst on a business trip to Nagoya. After their night of passion he basically finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong time … Continue reading

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TF Top 20……Filming Location Trips For 2011

2011 has been quite a productive year for hunting down filming locations in the likes of The USA, Jordan, Germany, England, Belgium, Turkey, Czech Republic and Japan. Click on the links below to see more. 1. Back To The Future … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……10 Filming Location Trips For 2010

1. Star Wars Episode II: Attack Of The Clones, 2002 (More details here, here & here)    2. The Bourne Ultimatum, 2007 (More details here)   3. Anna & The King, 1999 (More details here)   4. Casino Royale, 2006 (More details here)   5. Indiana Jones … Continue reading

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Tokyo Fox’s World Cup 2010 Overview

So after four weeks the final whistle has blown on the World Cup and now my life can hopefully return to as normal as possible meaning no more split sleeping shifts, sleep deprivation or catching 40 winks in between lessons. On … Continue reading

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My First Ever Video Is Up On YouTube!

It took me a fair while to get round to making it but at the end of November I finally finished my Star Wars Tunisia filming locations video and got it up on YouTube for the world to see! It’s … Continue reading

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Australia 2007 Pt I – Baby Eifion

I just returned from a short holiday to Oz to visit my sister Ruth and her recently born first child. After an hours delay I finally arrived in Melbourne via Sydney and its fair to say that I did suffer a bit … Continue reading

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