Monthly Archives: May 2011

Post Typhoonism

The worst thing about yesterday’s typhoon was that it started too late so I could not see its full fury. It built during the afternoon and went totally crazy at about 9:00 – too late to see. Howling and screaming … Continue reading

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Typhoonitis

Big typhoon on its way. Hooray! Will I be tested like MacWhirr? “Captain MacWhirr had sailed over the surface of the oceans as some men go skimming over the years of existence to sink gently into a placid grave, ignorant … Continue reading

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Jurassic Park

Vegetation here is science fictionish. Spikey- bulbous –  alien – prehistoric. I expect to see a huge purple and yellow iguana  emerge and crunch a scarlet/navy terrapin.

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The Humours of Higashionna

It is a truth universally acknowledged that no matter where you go you will find a group of people playing Irish traditional music. Okinawa ? A Japanese island  somewhat lost in the East China Sea.  I had resigned myself to … Continue reading

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Black Magic

In my mail box I find this. Seika explains that this indicates that the postman called and there was no one at home. She phones and the postman will come by between 7:00 and 9:00 to deliver. At night that … Continue reading

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40000 Holes in Blackburn Lancashire

Old friends are here staying in the house. We are planning the world’s greatest web site around here. What a day. Leave house at 7:15. Go diving. Home – shower-shave- we at work by 9:15. Meetings –  work – all … Continue reading

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To You

So Monday was my birthday. I have to say I felt a whole lot older on Tuesday morning than I did the previous day.  My new colleagues threw a party for Suzuki san whose birthday was the day before mine … Continue reading

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