Monthly Archives: April 2013

Her Skin is Tender as Dimaggio’s Glove.

This is Golden Week in Japan. This is a string of disconnected days-off which resembles the Ryukyu archipelago. Anyway it is Monday and I don’t have to go to work. I meander. I first meander along the beach to pick … Continue reading

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Far Out

There is an unreal quality today. I am in a state of stunnedness subsequent to last night’s fun. It is also the lowest tide in the history of the universe. The coast line is populated by people gathering food from … Continue reading

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In Which Our Hero Misses the Garbage

The garbage cycle means a lot to me. Burnable garbage, which has to be in bags that have red runes on them, are picked up on Saturdays and Wednesdays. However the really important thing is that cans, glass bottles,plastic bottles … Continue reading

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Success is not Final, Failure is not Fatal

I try very hard to get away from work early-ish these days because I want to fish for squid. The tide is high at around 6:30, the sea is calm, it is warm and sultry, so what better after a … Continue reading

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Big Data Sets

Beijing is a smoggy place. This is an excepted truth. However I have been to Beijing I think 6 times and each time it has displayed clear blue skies and sparkling prospects. What does this mean? My experimental data on … Continue reading

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Breakfast in America

Well, in Beijing in actual fact. I get up early and for recreation I go for a tramp. The street is lined by various breakfast stalls.   Where is the smog? I must be in the wrong part of town. … Continue reading

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April in Paris

Well, not really – truth be toldĀ this is April in Tokyo. Tokyo is a great city.

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