Tag Archives: Okinawa

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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Minna Jima

“Never fear quarrels, but seek hazardous adventures.” So, I do not have any quarrels, except maybe with the toubib who told me that there was nothing wrong with my knee as I hobbled around for 6 weeks. Forgiveness and redemption. … Continue reading

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How Many More?

I wake up on this Tuesday morning and, Lo!  it is the most beautiful day in the history of recorded time. So, how many more days like this will I live through? How many days like this; with gentle offshore … Continue reading

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Afterwards

“It’s now the storm is over and we are safe on shore We’ll drink a toast to the Holy Ground and the girls that we adore. We’ll drink strong ale and porter and we’ll make the taproom roar, And when … Continue reading

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Things I Am Bad At

One of the many things that I am bad at is sticking letters onto the side of  a boat. I have finally removed the American from Dileas’ flank and now have to stick on the letters that spell Dileas. This … Continue reading

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007

Time to get my driving licence renewed. A licence here only has a lifespan of 2 years. They are called hamster licences. My original getting of a license was much facilitated by Rei san who showed me what to do. … Continue reading

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Stirrings

The island is definitely stirring. Summer is coming and with that loads of tourists. In fact this is the start of Golden Week when Japan takes off. The hotels are sprucing themselves up.  One near me has anchored two of … Continue reading

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