Monthly Archives: July 2012

Bad: Fizzy Coffee

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Black Eggs

A little while ago, I visited one of Hakone’s popular attractions, Owakudani. Some time ago the Japanese realised that hot volcanic water wasn’t just good for sitting and relaxing in but that you could use it to cook, too. And … Continue reading

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Bill Wells with Nika Soup and Saya Source – Lemondale

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Ryuichi Sakamoto – Solitude

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Good: Steven Wiltshire Drawing Tokyo From Memory

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Alcock and Fanny

Back in 1860 a British fellow became the first foreigner to climb Mount Fuji. That man’s name was Sir Rutherford Alcock. Stop laughing at the back!  At the time of his climb he was British Ambassador to Japan and his … Continue reading

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The Golden Cups – I Can’t Keep From Crying

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