Monthly Archive: October 2010

Zombie VS Japanese kids – Happy Halloween

I have never been much of a Halloween person, something about a day for the dead doesn’t go down too well for a wuss like me who is still having nightmares from that skin ripping scene in the Silent Hill movie not too long ago....

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Operation Visit Japan – October 2010 Report

It has now been 10 months or over 300 days or over 7200 hours or over 432000 minutes since Operation Visit Japan was started ^-^. Fortunately things continue to progress as planned with no unmanageable hiccups appearing so far. Finally reconnected to the interwebs at work after...

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New Phone acquired! – HTC Legend

I have been longtime admirer of the Android mobile operating system since it was first announced and for the longest while had dreams of owning an android powered phone. The first android device I every saw was a friend’s HTC Hero, I owned a Blackberry...

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HRP-4 Humanoid Robot

The HRP line of humanoid robots from Kawada Industries and Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology have come a far way over the years. I became fascinated with one the HRP-3 Promet Mk-II a few years ago and while going through my feedreader recently I...

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Iron Man Anime – First Impressions

The first anime from my interesting Fall 2010 anime list to get the first impressions treatment is the one I am most excited about Iron man. The super powerful and popular Marvel super hero with a badass personality of non of that “I am a...

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Sunao ni Narenakute – The Twitter J-Dorama

Sunao ni Narenakute cast

I’ve been missing from the Japanese drama scene for a while now but for the last couple months I have been sneaking in an episode or 2 of a couple series I am watching. Completed watching Sunao ni Narenakute or Hard to Say I Love...

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End Water Poverty – Blog Action Day 2010

Blog Action Day is an annual event that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day. The aim is to raise awareness and trigger a global discussion around an important issue that impacts us all. This is my forth year...

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I’ve acquired a Unicorn Gundam Gunpla Kit!

I haven’t built a new Gundam model in quite a while, the last one I put together was the GN Archer just about a year ago. With my plan to visit Japan and all the saving necessary I have had to stop purchasing model kits...

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inter // states by Samuel Cockedey

I am a sucker for time-lapse videos so much so that I am considering doing one for Kingston when I have the right camera equipment. I have blogged about various time-lapses featuring locations all over one of the most popular being static : pulse done...

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Super Mario Bros 25th Anniversary

Nintendo is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Super Mario Bros. The more famous of the brothers Mario is an international star and the undisputed king of video games. Mario has been around as long as me and I have played most of the games featuring him and his...

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