Hashima Island, also nicknamed Gunkanjima or ‘Battleship Island’, is one of the many uninhabited islands in Japan. It is an old coal mine facility and used to be inhabited by around 5000 workers and families from the 1880’s.… Continue reading
Where were you when you found out Princess Di died? Where were you on 9/11? People ask these questions because they were moments when the world seemed to stop. Everyone knew what was… Continue reading
Yesterday was a good day. I accomplished one of my New Years Resolutions. I ran 5km in 29 minutes (1 minute before my goal time)! I hope my Nike Fitness thing on my… Continue reading
It was a rainy and overcast day in Sydney today. Hopefully this is not a sign that summer is slowly coming to an end… When it rains for long periods of time in… Continue reading
Only in Japan… I was walking through Harajuku and saw a crowd with their phones out. I went to see what the commotion about and there was this dog wearing… Continue reading
Buildings whose arms clamber over one another to reach the sky; the millions of people working day-after-day with 9pm being an “early” home time; the tourists scrambling over one another to take a… Continue reading
Have you ever wanted to have a mini action figure of yourself? Or perhaps you want a family portrait with a twist?
I thought I would start with the beginning: greetings. Have you ever wondered why Japanese people bow when they meet each other? In the western world, a greeting is a handshake, or a… Continue reading
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