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Island Life... OR Unqualified Cultural Observations From Your Favourite Half-Breed

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 30 Mar 2010 | Views [295] | Comments [1]

The more time I've spent here the more similarities I've found between the eccentricities we laughed at on the Tokyo subway and the ones that have chuckling here in Edinburgh. At first I couldn't quite see it, maybe because I expected the UK to ... Read more >

Tags: awesomeness, japan, my fat gypsy family, uk


Last Memories of Japan... OR How to Be Naked With Old Ladies... OR How to Spot a Cross-Dresser 101

JAPAN | Thursday, 1 Oct 2009 | Views [1337] | Comments [7]

OK. So last time we left off, we had climbed down a mountain and encountered the wrath of Buddha. If you thought that Japan was done with us, you were wrong.    As everyone keeps telling me, onsens are part of the Japanese experience. You can't go ... Read more >

Tags: japan, maid cafe, onsen, tokyo


Buddha's Revenge... OR I Wish I Was Cute (but not really)

JAPAN | Sunday, 27 Sep 2009 | Views [493] | Comments [2]

the people in japan are annoyingly cute.   actually. as card-carrying, bitter north american cynics Hannah and I have been having a jolly old time scoffing at cars that look like gum drops, women wearing pigtails into ther forties, the animation ... Read more >

Tags: buddha, japan, karma, observations


To grandmother's house we go... OR Dining with mobsters

JAPAN | Monday, 21 Sep 2009 | Views [582] | Comments [10]

It all started innocently enough with a trip to Hiroshima to visit my grandmother (the tiniest and cutest little 89yr old woman ever - hence forth referred to as Obaachan). After some fam jam visiting, my Obaachan's next door neighbour (a stately looking ... Read more >

Tags: crazy night, drinking, hiroshima, japan


The Trials and Tribulations of Fashion

JAPAN | Friday, 18 Sep 2009 | Views [398] | Comments [1]

Its the time you have all been lookng forward to- a note from Hannah. We arrived safe and sound in Kobe to spend some time with Emmas family. Heading out for some day trips in Kyoto, Hiroshime and Nara which should be awesome as there are sooo many ... Read more >

Tags: fashion, japan


I smell like lamb OR Drinking in Japan

JAPAN | Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | Views [468] | Comments [3]

Today we went to the Sapporro Beer Factory/Museum/Biergarten and I feel like it's a great segue into the topic of drinking in Japan. For those of you with the misconception that Japan is full of conservative tee-totalers, you are highly mistaken. ... Read more >

Tags: beer, drinking, japan, lamb, saporro



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