I am a design student currently living in London. I moved back here to start a new career after four and a half years in Tokyo as a research scientist. Tokyo was certainly an adventure an adventure and now, having built a connection to Japan that guarantees I will be back as soon as I can, I've begun my new bear hunt that has been 6 years in the making. Exciting times!
This blog used to just be for opinionated rambling. Now it is for updates as I pay forward people's support for my attempts to retrain with random acts of kindness... and indulge in opinionated rambling.
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Monthly Archives: October 2010
Joshua Allen Harris makes* sculptures out of bin liners. He arranges them to look like litter discarded on the street but they are attached to subway air vents in the pavement and, when a train goes through underneath, the air pressure … Continue reading
I know a little while ago I mentioned I was going on holiday to South Korea, but somehow my long weekend in Soul turned into 10 days in Thailand. At first I tried to capture my experiences as a video … Continue reading
Had I the heavens’ embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the dim and the dark cloths Of night and light and the half-light, I would spread the cloths under your feet: But I, being poor, … Continue reading
My word: it’s 13 months since the last Fat Bird Benchmark! Shocking. I went out using the couch to 10k iPhone app and, when I got back, was amazed to discover I’d run 4 miles. Ok, I didn’t actually run … Continue reading
The sun is warm, but no longer scorching, and it is finally cool in the shade. There is a gentle breeze that flutters the leaves; rosy with the first flush of their autumn wardrobe. It has rained all weekend and washed the … Continue reading
Kouzushima is one of the Izu Islands – an archipelago of volcanic islands South East of Tokyo Bay and part of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu national park. Last month I spent 10 hours getting there on an overnight ferry and pitched a … Continue reading
On my way to Narita airport for my recent trip to Switzerland, I stayed at one of the airport hotels. It was nice hotel with a spacious room and, when I checked in, I was offered my choice from a … Continue reading
I put all my washing into the tumble dryer, and this is what came out*: It did make carrying it back up the stairs a lot easier. * and, no, I didn’t put it in the drier like that and, … Continue reading