Monthly Archives: August 2014

Son in Sun

Ben’s here and adventure possibilities are limitless. Last night, we went out snorkeling as the sun went down. Today  we load up the truck with a whole heap of junk to take to the magic dump. Then we go sailing. … Continue reading

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Anhydrobiotic

This is a new word I learnt recently. You may wonder why little has been written about Dileas. Well I am pretty handicapped post surgery and certainly unable to turn over and drag her down to the water. However help … Continue reading

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Fiddler on the Roof

Last weekend on a visit to Nagahama Dam to check on bird activity, I heard shrieks of excitement from the adjacent park. To my surprise the glee came from a bunch of elementary school kids playing rugby. They were having … Continue reading

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I Love This Stuff

I cook a lot of tempura, which means hot oil that becomes dirty and grunge. As you all know the problem of deep fat frying, whether for chips or squid tempura is what to do with the dirty oil. I … Continue reading

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Avec Le Temps

‘Avec le temps’ by Leo Ferre Avec le temps…Avec le temps, va, tout s’en vaOn oublie le visage et l’on oublie la voixLe coeur, quand ça bat plus, c’est pas la peine d’allerChercher plus loin, faut laisser faire et c’est très … Continue reading

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Slow

I go to the knee toubib and he sternly tells me to go slow. He says my knee is unnecessarily swollen and inflamed. He say ” Put your knee above your heart-I am not sure if he is speaking poetically … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation

Off to Tokyo to change Japanese scientific media. Also to exercise my wounded knee. We eat lunch. We drink fluids. I go for a stumble around the Imperial Palace. Mistake really as it is very, very hot and the staples … Continue reading

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