Monthly Archives: January 2014

Something has Gotta Give

I went to buy an electric bike the other day because a colleague, who is an Iron Man champion, swears buy it. He says, “why sweat the hills? Just kick in the electric bit and all your pedaling is equalized.” … Continue reading

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You Gotta Move

I have been watching developments down the street with great interest. There is a very beautiful hedge of Bouganvillea that runs down the road for about a kilometer downstream from chez moi.. Anyway, first arrive diggers that take out a … Continue reading

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Can This Be Spring?

I get up and it is a truly beautiful day. The sky is blue, the sea is blue, Eskimo Nell. Such joy has to be tempered by misery and the balance is provided by a morning trip to the dentist … Continue reading

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Foreign Muck

On my wander today I stop at a wayside stall and buy a bag of tarot from a grinning old lady who must be at least a centenarian. Tarot is my favorite vegetable. It appears to grown in swampy fields … Continue reading

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Lastkraftwagen

Golly, I have now been in Okinawa for 3 years. it has been, er put in positive adjective of your choice. Thanks Okinawans for being so nice to me. We all, like western folks, have a lot to learn from … Continue reading

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Cliché #2

Thanks James. http://youtu.be/T4_mMJhsh5U

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Amazon Basin

A good thing about San Francisco is that City Hall will not allow big shopping malls in the city.There are for instance no Walmarts in San Francesco. There are big malls but they are way out on the perimeter. The … Continue reading

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