When you leave home and head off all wide eyed and fresh faced to University it doesn't take long to become wise in the ways of the world and you soon learn how to organise and get things done....
Posted by Andy at August 26, 2005 :: 09:32 AM | Comments(4)
I've been in Tokyo for a little over 6 weeks now and in that time there have been five earthquakes. Of these five, three were minor tremors just enough to rattle the sliding doors in my hotel room and...
Posted by Andy at August 23, 2005 :: 07:54 AM | Comments(3)
Tokyo is a very gadget rich environment, but most of them seem to have a useful purpose. For example when running in the park at night (it's far too hot during the day), although fairly well lit there are...
Posted by Andy at August 19, 2005 :: 06:53 AM | Comments(0)
In Tokyo I have seen many, many dogs but 99% of them have been of the small or downright tiny breeds rather than the labrador sized man's best friends in the west. Since people here generally have smaller living...
Posted by Andy at August 16, 2005 :: 11:33 AM | Comments(0)
I like to think that the noise crickets make is each of them shouting to the others to shut up. It's therefore not worth me adding to the racket by joining their cries. I shall just have to learn...
Posted by Andy at August 15, 2005 :: 10:03 AM | Comments(6)
Just because I can't post any photos for a few days does not mean I'm not taking any photos. On the contrary I've been experimenting with my shiny new toy - a lensbaby 2.0 - given to me as...
Posted by Andy at August 11, 2005 :: 09:11 AM | Comments(2)
Slated

Although rather plain looking I like the angles and simple colours in this shot. It's obvious to me what it is - is it....

Posted by Andy at August 09, 2005 :: 04:00 AM | Comments(0)
Keep Your Burger Safe

Imagine the following scenario if you will. You've just bought a happy meal. Six chicken nuggets, some chips and a cup of coke flavoured water. You go to open the nuggets and then you realise you've also been blessed with the rarest, coolest, must-play-with-now toy....

Posted by Andy at August 08, 2005 :: 04:04 PM | Comments(1)
Tokyo Bikes

The amount of bikes in Tokyo may even rival that of Cambridge or even Amsterdam!

Posted by Andy at August 07, 2005 :: 03:08 PM | Comments(2)
Fuji Climbers

Once we reached the top of Mount Fuji at around 03:00 in the biting cold winds a look over the edge back down the way we'd come....

Posted by Andy at August 06, 2005 :: 10:54 AM | Comments(0)
Life Goes On

Even in old, solidified lava life can still sustain itself. Bravo to the many plants that....

Posted by Andy at August 04, 2005 :: 02:14 PM | Comments(0)
Mount Fuji

Morning view of the peak from the 5th station where we started and finished our climb.

Posted by Andy at August 03, 2005 :: 02:47 PM | Comments(2)
Beware Falling Rocks

On the descending route there were the occasional 'tunnel' such as this one. To protect....

Posted by Andy at August 02, 2005 :: 02:58 PM | Comments(0)
Fuji Sunset

Sunset at 3,000m - above the clouds - is a beautiful sight. As more and more clouds turned....

Posted by Andy at August 01, 2005 :: 03:20 PM | Comments(0)
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