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Month: June 2013

Wrong Way Round – Day 2

Wrong Way Round – Day 2

Tomakomai West Port Ferry Terminal to Tomakomai Cycling Terminal (苫小牧西港フェリーターミナル – 苫小牧市サイクリングターミナル) – 7km While my room-mates may have been quiet, the Sunflower ferry’s PA system was most definitely not. An alarm sounded at both 6 and 6.30am, before an automated announcement at 7.30 to tell us that the coast of Aomori Prefecture was now visible to our left – not much use as a) there were no windows in Room 358, and b) even if there had been, it…

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The Apprentice

The Apprentice

Recently Mrs M went to stay at her parents’ house for a week or so, which gave me the chance to watch some proper English telly for the first time in well over two years. After Adam Curtis’ excellent The Power Of Nightmares, I moved on to something a little more frivolous, namely Series 7 of The Apprentice (that’s the UK version with Alan Sugar, as opposed to the US version with, er, Ozzy Osbourne), which I happened to have…

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