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A Swan Has Settled

October 11, 2017

The Travel Plans, Part 2

November 23, 2017

I mentioned in my last post that I’d be going to the NHK orchestra on Friday (17th November). That didn’t really work out, because out of nowhere I became swamped with work and I had to give it a miss… and so, the week that just passed became another pretty uneventful one in terms of what I was doing and where I was going. The workload …

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Brass Bands & Teaching Classes

November 16, 2017
tokyo tower

So a strange phenomenon happened this week, in that some kind of a film set magically appeared in front of the church just outside my dorm, stayed for a few days (along with caravans for actors, etc), and then left just like that. No idea what was being filmed, but it seems pretty high budget, so if ever find out I’ll keep this blog updated…

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Waseda Festival and Bomb Threats

November 8, 2017

I mentioned in my last post that I was going to make the most of the long weekend, and by that, I meant I wanted to go to Nikko – until I saw the price of transport. Of course, I was silly and didn’t realise that there’s a ticket you can buy that’ll get you not only to Nikko, ~2 hours off Tokyo, but will …

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