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Living in a different country is a unique chance to experience a new, different culture. In Japan, you add the fact that you very rarely have any idea about what is going on around you, as your run-ins with the … Continue reading
So, the leaders of the ‘four most important parties in the UK‘ will meet in television debates on BBC, Channel 4 and ITV…obviously someone mixed up the invitations and sent one to the Liberal Democrats instead of the intended receivers at the Official Monster Raving Looney Party….no, wait….turns out UKIP were invited….
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A few pictures from a local Buddhist temple, hidden snugly in a pocket of land between a busy road and apartment blocks. You wouldn’t know it upon entering the grounds, though. Surrounded by trees, the temple has a feel of … Continue reading
A local barber’s is getting in on celebrating halloween, which is apparently a pretty recent arrival in Japan by…well…no, the picture speaks for itself:
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Yamato in the Kanagawa Prefecture might be considered part of greater Tokyo, but there are miles and miles – both figuratively speaking and literally – from down-town Tokyo to this place, my new hood. Located to the west of Tokyo … Continue reading
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I do love me a good pun, yes I does. Any even more than a good pun, I loves me some really, really bad puns. Even more so if they mix two things I love: philosophy and music.
So I tip my head to McSweeney’s for creating the Canon of Philosophy Student Karaoke Songs.
This smorgasbord of hit upon hit upon hit include evergreens like ‘Total Eclipse of Descartes’, ‘Get the Party Sartred’, and ‘U Kant Touch This’.
Other personal favourites include:
‘Love Voltaire Us Apart’
‘I Kissed Hegel (And I Liked It)’
Five points for the first to find one with Aristotle :-)
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A gallery of photos from the flat – not much to go on, so can’t say it’s typically Japanese….but it’s definitely different from the previous places I’ve lived.