Monthly Archives: November 2016

Tricolor

So Tricolor are a very accomplished and creative bunch. It has been my privilege to spend time with them. They play Irish music that is so Japanese. Check out this video. Incidentally they do all the filming and direction. Anyway … Continue reading

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Behold also the Ships

“Behold also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth.” Thus spoke the Lord. The reverse is also true. With … Continue reading

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Why I am so Fat

Not a good week er last week. Actually, like the curate’s egg, parts of it were excellent. Visit by His Imperial Highness Prince Akishino, an 800 person conference and a big moon. All this made irrelevant by a very distressing accident. … Continue reading

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A Cover Up

Yesterday was the best day ever but today was even better. November in Okinawa is blissful. I remember that I still have the cover for the late and much lamented Dileas. As I survey my early morning flowers, I wonder … Continue reading

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Taco

It is Saturday. It is the most beautiful day ever. I go to the Octopus shop to buy an Octopus. Scallops are nonsensically cheap here.  I grate lots of cabbage. I eat it. Actually not all as it is too … Continue reading

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In the Court of the Crimson King

So what do I know about things? Clearly not much. I bet $1,000,000 that my compatriots would not vote to leave the EU. They did. I did not have $1,000,000 by the way, so I had to borrow a lot … Continue reading

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I Vote for November

To all of you who are agonizing as to when to visit Okinawa, let me make a pitch for November. It is cooler, but still in the 20s. The sea is no longer bath-waterish but still delightful for water stuff, … Continue reading

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