Monthly Archive: May 2010

Operation Visit Japan – May 2010 Report

Five months into Operation Visit Japan and my excitement only grows each month. I need to relax because my head might explode from all the blood rushing to it and I might just try one of those celebratory somersaults my mind is tempting me to...

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Limited Edition Gundam Phone from Softbank

The 30th anniversary celebrations for Gundam are continuing some of the events I have already blogged about include the opening of a Gundam Cafe and life-sized Gundam being displayed in Tokyo that is expected to return but this time to Shizuoka in July. Japan is...

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Japan Coast 2 Coast Charity Ride

Japan Coast 2 Coast is a charity event that caught my eye recently that I thought I’d blog about. Three friends plan to travel across Japan using bicycles from Hamatsu on Japan’s Pacific coast to Itoigawa coast on the Sea of Japan side. This is...

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State of Emergency in Kingston

Well I didn’t want to blog about this but the unrest in Jamaica’s capital, surrounding areas and small pockets throughout the island seems to be getting worse. Fortunately I am safe as I am in East Kingston while the unrest and standoff between security forces...

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Japan’s Akatsuki Probe on its way to Venus

A few days ago the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency launched the Akatsuki probe from the Tanegashima spaceport in Kagoshima Prefecture. The Venus Climate Orbitor a very sophisticated probe  featuring specialized cameras,  sensors specially designed to study Venus’ atmosphere and surface. Mission Overview Venus is one...

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JR East Introducing Railway of Love

Single in Japan and looking for a mate? Between the ages of 25 and 40? Blind dates, bars, clubs, parks, staff parties and other social events not landing you that dream guy or girl? East Japan Railway has the the perfect cupid arrow to pierce...

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New Gundam Café opens in Akihabara

Mobile Suit Gundam is one of the most popular anime series not only in Japan but worldwide. It’s no secret that I am a bug Gundam fan so I had to post about the new 60 seat Gundam themed café and bar that opened in...

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Roaring River Cave and Mayfield Falls Photos

Late last month I went to the Roaring River Cave and Mayfield Falls in Westmorland Jamaica as a part of the usual monthly photography link-up I attend with fellow local photographers who meet online via a group on Flickr. I don’t even know if I...

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The Demon in the Teahouse

After enjoying the first book in the Samurai Mysteries series called The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn I moved on to the second book of the series The Demon in the Teahouse which I am a couple pages into. It picks up right after the...

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One Love Jamaica Festival 2010 Pictures

Yoyogi park in Tokyo Japan was bathed in a Jamaica vibe last weekend when the 2010 staging of the One Love Jamaica Festival took place from May 5th to 9th. News from pals in Japan was that there was a lot of publicity around the...

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