Monthly Archives: July 2020

Dear Diary

Life trundles on with a general aimlessness due principally to the Covid virus, which makes planning and big stuff impossible. I rather like it. I do a lot of sailing . When I am not sailing I just hang around … Continue reading

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Winds

Just a reminder that this blog is a diary. The entries have no value other than me being able to remember what I did. I have been diarying now for about 10 years and I only wish I had started … Continue reading

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This and That

Having established my credentials in Ginowan, I determine to test the reality of the bike to boat, sail, bike back home daydream. Off I go and discover that I can bike along a sort of harbor wall pathway almost all … Continue reading

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I Live in Ginowan

There is quite a lot of bureaucracy to become an official Ginowan resident and persuant to the new official address I have to change my pension, health insurance and driving license details. Off I go to the Ginowan City Hall. … Continue reading

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Foie Gras in Okinawa

To celebrate the move to Ginowan, we go for a sunset cruise followed by first dinner at the new place. Truly beautiful out at sea, no wind but we chug along serenely. We return to the new apartment for the … Continue reading

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Bouge De La

I move from Onna son to Ginowan shi. I am too old and fat to do the move myself so hire a Japanese moving company. These young men are dynamite. Shimabukuro san and Machida san are full of enthusiasm and … Continue reading

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Ready, Steady.

My time is spent preparing for the great change of life, from country boy to hard assed city lizard. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghLWjyOOLno There is so much to do. Gas, electricity, water, air conditioning, in and out, sign new lease, un-sign old lease, … Continue reading

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