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 […]
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.
Woke up at about 4 am this morning feeling terrible. Must have been the spicy curry I had last night at a friend’s house. Hope I can recover in time for Hokkaido.
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 […]
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 […]
Spent most of the day helping Asmat with his network and discussing various things. Right now, I’m working on improving this site and learning more about RSS.
Went to the embassy and met lots of people. Stayed at Asmat’s place tonight and watched The Matrix (again). Can’t wait for the sequel this year.
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 […]