Monthly Archives: February 2011

hiss, doll, chick, hoot, birdie, shuttle, razzing, wench, snort, fowl, skirt, dame, raspberry, boo, razz, shuttlecock

Spotting and watching birds has been a favorite activity of mine for many years. Now I am in Okinawa and I am born again. Not “born again” like: George W. Bush – U.S. President Ronald Reagan – U.S. President Jimmy … Continue reading

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Black Cuboid

My March has been ripped untimely from my possession to have new ┬áregistration plates put on and new brake pads slid in. Nissan give me a loaner, called a Nissan Roox. It has a 600cc engine and is a cuboid … Continue reading

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Death And Dying Words Of Poor Mailie

I go down to the fishing port and buy three beautiful fish. Who knows what they are but they are very fresh. Actually they look just like herring but that would not work as herring are cold water fish. I … Continue reading

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What Are These Things?

One of the joys of living in a more or less totally foreign culture is new vegetables. You know, there are carrots and potatoes and leeks and cabbage and spinach and brussel sprouts and turnips and onions and broccoli and … Continue reading

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Industrial Revolution

To my astonishment I have bought a home gym. I hope I use it as I have much enjoyed being reasonably fit rather than fat and old. No matter if I use it or not┬ábecause buying it was so interesting … Continue reading

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Why Don’t People Like Starbucks?

Before I had ever been into a Starbucks I did not like it – the chain. I was living in Europe and maybe it was the idea of American big business getting involved in something as savoir faire ┬ádrenched as … Continue reading

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An er restaurant

After another visit to the dentist,which is how I spend my Saturdays on Okinawa at the moment, I have lunch in an adjacent restaurant. I point at a picture on the menu. It looks like pork ramen and so it … Continue reading

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