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Shaken, not stirred – my last week in Japan


At just after 2 a.m. on 14th March last month I was awoken from a deep sleep in my hotel room. Things didn’t seem right and I felt the bed oscillating ever so slightly. My eyes moved towards the window … Continue reading

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Tech, trains and automobiles


It’s been a while since my last post and although I am now back in the UK my Japanese journey continued south from Tokyo to the city of Yokohama. The city is less than 25 miles from Shinjuku, where my … Continue reading

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Tokyo – the largest city on the planet!


If you’ve used the Underground system in London you’ll know that it is frowned upon not to stand to one side on the escalator. This is something that first time visitors are often unaware of and I have to say … Continue reading

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