Monthly Archives: June 2020

All I Want is a Room Somewhere

After weeks of disheartening search, suddenly I have a new apartment in Ginowan. I signed the lease. I am so pleased. It is in a very shabby building with ghastly views but it is walking distance from 3 supermarkets, a … Continue reading

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Eat My Lunch

As usual, the announcement that the Rainy Season was over, turned out to be premature. It has rained nearly all week. This has left lots of time for one of my favorite activities, going for delicious Japanese lunches with beautiful … Continue reading

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Thanks Alan

A nice man comes to my door carrying a parcel. It is from my brother Alan in England. It is wrapped in brown paper. I do not know if other people have an association between parcels and brown paper, but … Continue reading

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Attention to Detail

We have lunch at the delightful Tou Cafe and Gallery https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Restaurant/Tou-cafe-and-gallery-151656035370230/ After the meal we chat a bit by the cars. Short chat as it has been and still is very hot with high humility. I vaguely remember placing my … Continue reading

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I Can’t Stand the Rain.

The Government has announced that the Rainy Season is now over, so everything is OK. I am slightly unconvinced but celebrate by covering the cockpit lockers with a new layer of non slip stuff. On Saturday we go sailing. It … Continue reading

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Saving my Soul

I will need a car so I contact Naoko, who rings in the evening of the accident to tell me that she has fixed for a car to arrive at OIST at 10:00 the next morning, Sunday. She is super … Continue reading

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Double Whammy

Driving slowly down the expressway because the rain is lashing down, I find myself musing on a car crash I had in California 5 years ago. https://thequietripple.com/2015/02/11/off-roading/ The next thing I know a car overtaking me skids and swerves broadside … Continue reading

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