Everything changes, nothing remains without change. – Buddah Reasonable price and comfortable place. – East-Bourne Bar In the normal course of life change happens at a very slow pace. We do not pay much attention to the small, incremental changes that occur from day to day and it is only when we look at old…… Continue reading East-Bourne (イーストボーン) Mejiro Gone
It is 4:07 PM on Monday, August 13th. I’m sitting at the Hub in Ikebukuro and the end of the Japan trip draws close. I wasn’t able to write as much as I wanted in my journal this trip due to a problem with the power cord. I had forgotten that Japan only uses a…… Continue reading Tokyo Trip 2018 – Second Post
I’m at SFO airport awaiting the boarding to Japan. Getting ready to travel, especially internationally and for a long trip is always such a pain UNTIL I get to the airport. It is then I am excited. The pain part is packing, getting the house in order, locked, making sure the plants are watered and…… Continue reading Tokyo Trip 2018
It is 12:58 PM on August 16th, 2017. We’ve been back from Japan for over a week now and the terrible jet-lag has finally subsided. I am not yet back into full routine yet however as I’ve had a lot of work to catch up on and the jet-lag made me very tired when I…… Continue reading Journal Entry – 8.16.2017
I visited Sengakuji after a late night and too many bottles of Shochu in Nishiogikubo. I went drinking with a Japanese friend and it was a great experience although I do not remember much of it. He was dressed in traditional Japanese clothing and the street he took me to was lined with small, seemingly Edo-era restaurants.…… Continue reading Graves of the 47 Ronin
Doutor is one of my special places in Mejiro. Every time I visit I like to drink a cafe latte, read the Japan Times and watch people come and go early in the morning. On this particular morning Japan was getting hammered by Typhoon Etau. The rain wasn’t too heavy in Tokyo but I was…… Continue reading Rainy morning
Drinking beer while looking over Tokyo. Not having too many deep thoughts as the Asahi Super Dry Black Extra Cold has gone to my head!
Just heard this tonight; LOVE IT as it takes me back to clubbing days at Space Lab Yellow in Tokyo. I looked up Space Lab to see if it was still around and to my COMPLETE SHOCK the Guardian says, “Ageing party-goers still remember it as Space Lab Yellow