Monthly Archives: April 2012

I Take It Back part 2

As those of you who know me will testify, it only takes a couple of minutes of conversation before I start ranting about how awful France is. Well, I take it back, again. https://quietripple.wordpress.com/2011/07/22/i-take-it-back-well-some-of-it/ I am in France and it … Continue reading

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Pay Back Time

  I am in the train station in Lyon, lots of people milling around awaiting the TGV that will take them to Aix en Provence or Marseille. There is a very good, if a little complex, system whereby your carriage … Continue reading

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Come Fly With Me

I really love long flights. Yesterday I went Osaka – Amsterdam.  It took 12 hours, too short. I wish these flights would never end. You are in a completely strange environment in which no one knows who you are, what … Continue reading

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Okinawa City looks oh so pretty. Get there straight on Route 58

Oh God said to Abraham, “Kill me a son” Abe says, “Man, you must be puttin’ me on” God say, “No.” Abe say, “What ?” God say, “You can do what you want Abe, but The next time you see … Continue reading

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Birds

Sorry to be dull but I really like looking at birds. During my stroll around Ueno and close by places I saw a lot of birds which made me happy. All these birds seen in the center of what maybe … Continue reading

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Food, glorious food! Hot sausage and mustard! While we’re in the mood — Cold jelly and custard!

So this is what I ate over the last few days.

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Speed Art

Ueno Park also has art galleries. I went to the Museum of Western Art and did the whole thing in 25 minutes. I like to maximize pleasure by compacting looking at amazing stuff worth billions into a very short time. … Continue reading

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