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Month: July 2015

End of the road?

End of the road?

When I created Muzuhashi, my expectations were high. I thought that I would become famous within the blogosphere, that scores of people would leave comments on my blog, and that I would leave comments on their scores of blogs in return. I thought that when people discovered the inherent genius of my writing skills, they would offer me work as a contributor to their newspaper / magazine / travel guide / website / front company for pyramid scheme spam emails….

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Gaijin on a Push Bike – Day 20

Gaijin on a Push Bike – Day 20

Monday 8th August 2005 – Rest day, Shikoku-Chuo-Shi (四国中央市) Presents received – oden discount Thus far on the trip, I had been wearing each of my t-shirts, pairs of shorts and pairs of socks for a couple of days apiece, and had realised that given a reasonable period of time spent crumpled up at the bottom of a pannier bag, it was perfectly feasible to wear them again. This meant that, technically speaking, every single item of clothing I had…

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