My 10 most anticipated video games of 2014

2014 brings us a combination of new games and brand new next-gen consoles which translates to mean the potential for being a good year to be a gamer. I’ve been dropping out of the gaming loop more and more over the last few years but...


Super Expensive Attack on Titan Figure

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Attack on Titan exploded unto the anime scene last year and proved to be a big hit with action anime enthusiasts. I myself became quite a fan after watching the first few episodes and eventually blogged about my thoughts on the first season while I...


Best of from 2013

Another new year is upon us. As I like to do at the beginning of a new year I looked back at 2013 at took the liberty of picking out a handful of posts that I think represent the best had to offer over...


Happy New Year!

Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.

— Brad Paisley


Interview: Marcus Bird’s new Book – “Naked as the Day”

This is a fast, big city story with interesting characters and vivid conversations. It is a book for people that like something different and unexpected. This is also a book for people who know about wanting to, or took a step towards self-actualization in the face of an uncertain future

— Marcus Bird on his new book, entitled “Naked As The Day”

Some of you may know Marcus Bird from his online adventures around the world, with his web series Jamaican in Japan or Jamaican in Egypt. He is no stranger to Japan, having lived there for two years, and in particular, Tokyo. The former Tokyo socialite...


Japan Snippet – Okonomiyaki


Okonomiyaki literally means “what you like” or “what you want” and is basically a dish consisting of a mash-up of various ingredients cooked together to create a delightfully delicious combination that even a picky eater like me enjoyed. After exploring Nara all day and working...


Prime Minister of Jamaica reports successful working visit to Japan

Jamaica and Japan prepare to celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations next year. Prime Minister of Jamaica –  Portia Simpson Miller visited Japan from November 4th to 8th 2013 in a multi-day working visit aimed at strengthening bilateral relations between Japan and Jamaica.  Mrs Simpson Miller and  Prime...


The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – Sneak Peek Trailer

A year has flown by since I watched and shared by thoughts on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, now the second movie in the trilogy will be released in just over a month titled The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. The latest Desolation of Smaug sneak peek...