Christmas Illumination -December Blog-

Xmas greetings to one and all. I hope everyone is enjoying the Yuletide cheer as the run up to Christmas begins. It’s a great time to spend with love ones basking in the night illuminations that have sprung up around Yokohama and Tokyo. I had the good fortune to take my wife and daughter to Shibuya to see the “Blue Cave” situated near the station. The lighti […]

Having fun -May Blog-

Last weekend I had the good fortune to learn about an athletics course in Nagatsuta-cho. My daughter is only 3 years old but she could enjoy herself and burn up all that excess energy. The course consists of 50 obstacles but in addition there are other obstacles for general fun plus the “Tom Sawyer” area for younger kids though it includes some s […]

At the aquarium

“Hi all! Last week I had the opportunity to take my daughter, Sakura who is 2 and2 months, to Hakkeijima Sea Paradise to see the aquarium and watch the dolphin show. She had a great time especially enjoying the live show and the separate aquarium called Dolphin Fantasy. In the photo you can see my wife, Akie, with our daughter. Sakura seems to love sea […]

Visiting Adelaide

12 years is certainly a long time and one may say even more pronounced when we are talking about returning home. The last time I set foot in Australia it was 2003 in the middle of winter. I was welcomed by the inexorable flu that had me bedridden for a stretch and when I’d finally recovered I enjoyed damp and miserable weather with chilly evenings and […]