Monthly Archives: March 2011

Difference between Libyans and Japanese

It is Saturday 19 March. In case you wish to know, we (I, Miyako, Sho and two dogs) are still where we were 8 days ago!! Our community is located about 280 km west from the now famous site of … Continue reading

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English oak in tsunami

More than 200 saplings of UK-born oak trees were planted in towns and villages throughout Japan from the end of January until early December 2002. Timed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Anglo-Japanese Alliance, the UK-Japan Green Alliance 2002 … Continue reading

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Feeling powerless

In case you don’t know, Japan consists of four main islands: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu. The geographically ┬álargest one is Honshu. Also Japan has 47 prefectures (similar to the “shires” in England): the largetst one in terms of population … Continue reading

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Cameron’s Just War?

Headline article of the 1 March edition of the Times website seemed to shout “Britain ready to use force to free Libya”. According to the article, David Cameron said, in his special statement to the House of Commons, “It is … Continue reading

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