Monthly Archives: September 2014

Fishmonger

Fishmonger, whoremonger, costermonger, ironmonger, hmmm can’t think of any more. Anyway it is Saturday so I go to my er fishmonger. I use this term as it suits the enterprise well. It is essentially a staging post between the fishing … Continue reading

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Jet Lag

The Whiskered Tern is bird that usually lives in India and China and even Southern Russia. As part of Okinawa’s drive to attract more overseas tourists, the island is offering special deals and this weekend the magical paddy fields of … Continue reading

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Fish Candy

Satoru san is at the university photographing brains. He is the world’s best photographer from Kochi. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C5%8Dchi,_K%C5%8Dchi He brings me the very exclusive Kochi fish candy. The candy comes with the traditional Kochi tooth hammer. The correct way to eat … Continue reading

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Caledonia

Well, I suppose, that all things considered, in the long run, you know ,er, on reflection, ultimately, like, well, er ┬álogically, the NO vote was the right decision. But a hell of a lot less fun. I tend ┬áthink more … Continue reading

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Sumo

The wonderful Tsuha san, who graciously cleans up my house every 2 weeks, says I look like a sumo wrestler. She is very distressed by the size of my belly. I am too in a vague kind of way. I … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and Redemption

My beautiful G10 was drowned in turtle sperm. It was the best camera I ever owned. I have to have another because I have a waterproof case for a G10, which I suppose I should distrust. But hey, everyone and … Continue reading

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Ta-ra-ra Boom-de-ay

Tara’s birthday party. Loads of people, loads of drink, excellent music but above all mountains of meat. A series of beautiful women with exotic cocktails. Happy Birthday Tara!

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