Monthly Archives: October 2014

If You Miss This One, You’ll Never Get Another One Bee-dee-dee-dee-bom-bom to San Fernando.

So this is turning into an epic. I have to be in the south of France for 30 minutes on Tuesday morning. I start by changing flights to avoid typhoon heading for Okinawa. I am now in Tokyo in the … Continue reading

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Les Parapluies de Cherbourg

The typhoon that I escaped from is now approaching Tokyo. I awake to find that  is hosing it down. As I leave the hotel an old lady comes up to me with an umbrella. She  gifts it to me knowing … Continue reading

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Agony Indeed! For the Cheerful Cockatoo Rudely Caught my Ear a Nip and Bit it Through and Through

So to my great surprise I have a weekend in Tokyo. Hooray! Where do go in any great city? You got it  – the Zoo. I then go to Asakusa to buy some brushes.

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One of Those Days

It is the final day of our Board of Governors meeting. This very distinguished group, made up of sages, wise men and women from around the world, meets twice a year to give us counsel. To my bemusement I am … Continue reading

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