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Well its been a while 15 March 09

JAPAN | Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | Views [453]

Brian, Chie and I headed to Kobe to partake in Kobe beef for the 4th time and do a few things that Brian had been wanting to do before he returned to America. Kobe beef was (as expected) delicious. My favourite chef cooked for us - Mr Matsushita (he ... Read more >

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Gallery: 21-23 Sep 2008

JAPAN | Sunday, 28 Sep 2008 | Photo Gallery

Hiroshima and Miyajima
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Gallery: Australia 10-15 Aug 2008

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 20 Aug 2008 | Photo Gallery

a big catch up
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Australia

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 20 Aug 2008 | Views [531] | Comments [1]

Hmm, well for all those that don't know I had a flying visit to Australia and flying it was too!  Basically I went to Australia.  Visited a very good friend of mine in Tassie and then headed to Victoria to catch up with more friends and family. In Tassie ... Read more >

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Fireworks festivan, Mt Koya and organic farming...

JAPAN | Monday, 21 Jul 2008 | Views [471]

After a lazy day of not much it was time to dress in suitable attire for an evening of fireworks and meet my friends at Wakayama city station.  All I can say is WOW, there were so many people doing exactly the same thing I was...yukata's (summer kimono's) ... Read more >


fire festival and alternative energy

JAPAN | Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | Views [502]

Yes, another update - going for a record! Saturday night found me at the movies watching a chick flick (yes, I'm sorry world but it had to be done - I had been hanging out for Kungfu Panda for too long so I chose a movie that had Western actors in it ... Read more >


bowling, beach bumming and sailing!

JAPAN | Wednesday, 9 Jul 2008 | Views [726]

Life in Wakayama has definately steamed up - whew. The temperature is now hitting the 30s and there is humidity to match. All that aside - it is definately now beach weather and I am totally living it up! The last 3 weekends have seen me doing ... Read more >


visitor,hiking,surfing,Nara,flower arranging and Kayaking!

JAPAN | Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | Views [779]

Well so many exciting things have happened since I last wrote on this page.  It is hard to know where to start! Well lets start in May... My Mum came over and visited me for 12 days.  It was lovely to see her and catch up.  We did a lot of going to ... Read more >


Ooops, I've been a tad slack!

JAPAN | Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | Views [649]

Ok, I have done many, many things since I last updated this journal so here goes. Let's see if I can remember it all! Where is my diary of daily adventures. February 24th First thing. I went hiking to ... Nyutsuhime Shrine. To get there we took ... Read more >


Diving 10th Feb

JAPAN | Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | Views [543]

Well I finally did it. I finally jumped back in the water again as a scuba diver after 3 years and 4 months of staying 'dry'. Why have I wasted so much time?! Scuba diving is fantastic and I love it and well lets just say I caught the diving bug ... Read more >

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Gallery: Hiking in Kada

JAPAN | Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Diving!

JAPAN | Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery


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It's snowing!

JAPAN | Monday, 21 Jan 2008 | Views [516]

Well, I can't believe how many layers I'm wearing - I've been told I'm like a Grandma!  Especially when I'm told about the heat back in Melbourne Australia!  Anyway, it is snowing in the hills over here - I can see the snow from my house!  Can't play ... Read more >

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hiking and potential scuba diving!

JAPAN | Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | Views [509]

Well to everyone reading my online journal - Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  This year is Chinese year of the rat.  So all you rats out there aren't you the lucky ones! Adventures since I last wrote.  Christmas was a work day over here in Japan ... Read more >

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Gallery: Kyoto

JAPAN | Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery

23rd November 2007
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Gallery: Koyasan

JAPAN | Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery

18th November 2007
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Gallery: discovering Wakayama (+my first visitor!)

JAPAN | Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery

24th September 2007
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Gallery: My 'house' in Japan

JAPAN | Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: first week in Japan

JAPAN | Sunday, 13 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery

Osaka castle and karaoke
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Koyasun and Kyoto

JAPAN | Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | Views [675]

Well the last 2 weeks have been pretty hectic both within my social life and work.  Turns out I won't be returning to Australia in January - I have to be back at work the day after my friend gets married and I can't get flights let alone get back in ... Read more >

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