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Topher’s Truck

We, Ben and I, take off for the high Sierras in Topher’s Truck. The weather is beautiful, the Toyota motor hums for the open road as we cross the new Bay Bridge and head east on Hwy 80. The best … Continue reading

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In the Rank Sweat of an Enseamed Bed

Did your parents’ bedroom smell? My parents’ bedroom, into which I would wander as a child, always had the  sweaty, foetid odor of the marsh. I think this was because they slept on the same mattress or palliasse, which was stuffed … Continue reading

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He Who Pays the Piper

Incredible though it may seem, people give me money to pay the flute. Japan is a very strange country. Yesterday we played at a shopping mall. Anyway there is something very different  having used bills shoved in your hands to … Continue reading

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Jesus and Mary Chain

Yesterday was busy. We had Open Campus at the university. Over 5000 folks came to visit. I rush out to complete purchase of truck – see previous post. Then down to Naha to celebrate an early St Patricks. We play … Continue reading

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Louis Pasteur

The best cure for rabies is to buy a truck. I remember seeing this in a TV program in the 1960s about Louis Pasteur. Lo it is true as I took delivery of my Daihatsu HiJet this morning and I have … Continue reading

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Think I’ll Pack it in and Buy a Pick-up part 2

Pack it in, er no but buy  a pick-up, hell yeah!  Well actually I might have to pack it in as a result of buying a pick-up. To launch my boat I have to tow it on  a trailer to … Continue reading

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Truck Love

Topher’s truck has been a godsend during this trip. She has taken us everywhere with all kinds of good stuff in the flatbed. We decide to give her a hairdo. We take her to the local car hair saloon. These … Continue reading

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