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Snowboarding trip to Sahoro, Hokkaido

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Friday 10th January 2003 Met Dan at Shinagawa station and took the Keikyu line to Haneda airport. It was on the way that I realized how heavy the board and the other bag were together. Everyone else got through the security check without problem, but I had to be searched because of the metal in […]

General

Missed alarm

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Had set my clock and phone alarm to about 4am, but missed both. Good thing Rainer called me and I was up at 5. The flight to Hokkaido was at about 7:30am and I was still a bit sick. More details of the trip here.

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No One Lives Forever 2

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First working day of the year for most people in Japan. We had our monthly meeting and then went to a Shinto shrine. I coudln’t take any photos because the battery ran out just then. Lunch was provided by the company in the main meeting room. Lots of sushi and pizza. I decided to get […]

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Out of milk

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The first of my neighbours who were on holiday returned today so it won’t be as quiet now. Spent a gruelling 4 hours at the gym and then met a friend, Tanaka-san, for sushi. On the way home wanted to pick up milk, but the first four of the 24 hour stores that I visited […]

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New Year 2003

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Celebrated the new year by having dinner at an Italian restaurant with some friends. Met an Italian celebrity there, Girolamo Panzetta. They also had a game of Bingo, but unfortunately, I didn’t win anything. My friends won some nice things though. Me and Girolamo Asmat and Girolamo In the evening had some very nice Sushi […]