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the photo finale

so I didn’t actually lose my camera – ta da! I can go back to smugly thinking my brothers are the forgetful ones in our family. I’ve placed photos throughout my posts of the trip to Japan – which feels … Continue reading

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Day 7: special k lives up to his name

Today was a good day. Mostly it was filled with shopping. Then more shopping. And then when my feet were about to start dripping battery acid we shopped some more. Finally. I think it’s been our attempts to shop and … Continue reading

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Day 6: Tokyo Great Cycling Tour

It really was pretty great. In our wee group of 8, with the fearless Yukiko guiding us through the white-shirted throngs, we cycled over many bridges to the constructed islands in Tokyo’s bay area. We stopped off at Tsukuda (it … Continue reading

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Day 5: Run, Robot! Run!

Ok, the complaining is officially over. Promise. We’ll blame it on the heat, and not mention it again. Seriously, I saw a robot run today. Anyone who could stay in a funk after that would have a thing or two … Continue reading

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Day 3: Sponge Cake on Your Sushi (not a Peter Combe song)

Today I learnt some things: a) I am a control freak b) er, a) pretty much covers it. I didn’t actually realise anything was amiss until we were a couple of meters into the foodhall of the department store Isetan, … Continue reading

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