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The end of life in Japan (this time)

After nearly two years, my time in Japan came to an end in April 2010. But I came away without some treasured memories, and, more importantly, a wonderful wife. (more…)

Face masks web traffic spike

When I was in Melbourne last week, I distributed a few Japanese face masks to my friends – mainly to try and goad them into embarrassing themselves wearing them around town (and hopefully not set off any security alerts…).  (more…)

New Years Eve from Collingwood

Back in Melbourne for Christmas & New Years, I was on top of a rooftop deck in Collingwood with a prime view of the fireworks at midnight. Happy New Year 2009. (more…)

MCG

Went to the Boxing Day test on Sat and saw Australia’s only good day. By the way, blogging from mobile phone seems to be back! (more…)

Australia Day fireworks in Melbourne

My neighbours and I heard the fireworks this evening and headed out into our back yards to look over at the city skyline.  I was invited up to their upstairs balcony to get a better view. (more…)