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Hakuba

I’m on the slopes at Hakuba Cortina resort, taking a ski lesson with some elementary school kids. (more…)

Yakiniku

Friday night dinner at a yakiniku restaurant. (more…)

Renewable energy streetlights

I found these solar and wind powered street lights around Kagurazaka district of Tokyo yesterday. They look pretty clever. (more…)

Boating on the moat

I’m having am enjoyable afternoon boating on the outer moat near Kagurazaka in the winter sunshine.

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U-turn rush

I’ve got the middle seat of the middle block of seats for 10 hours for the return to Tokyo. It’s the “U-turn rush” when everyone is trying to get back home after the New Year holiday. (more…)

Profound hat message

The guy standing next to me on the train has this written on his hat: “Please stay touch with me. And love vanquish. Always fake you. Let there be light.”

Jizake from Kyushu

My jizake (local sake) from Yufuin arrived this evening. I got the shop to courier it to me because it’s so much easier than lugging it back to Tokyo myself. (more…)

Mojiko station

Mojiko Station and Flinders Street Station in Melbourne have a sister station relationship. (more…)

Kanmon Strait

Honshu to the left, Kyushu to the right. This is the Kanmon Strait, taken from the town of Moji. (more…)

Lunchtime hanami

Plastic sheet out in Hibiya Park, shoes off, eating bento with colleagues, sakura petals raining down on us. (more…)