Follow, Like and Share my Adventures in Japan

My first trip to Japan is only a few hours away now after years of planning. Due to the support of family, friends and my awesome readers I am finally about to achieve a dream I’ve had for a loooooong time. I’d like to share that dream...

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A Samurai Never Fears Death – Book Review

The fifth book in the Samurai Mysteries series by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler is called “A Samurai Never Fears Death” and follows up on the first four in the series Ghost in the Tokaido Inn, Demon in the Teahouse, In Darkness, Death and The Sword that Cut the Burning Grass....

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Art of SUMO – photographed by Tomoki Momozono

Sumo wrestling is a sport misunderstood by many and unfortunately the sport mostly makes the news these days for all the wrong reasons. I hope to be able to to witness a Sumo wrestling competition one day in the future. I surfed into some awesome photographs by Tomoki...

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100 Places to See or Things to do when I Visit Japan

Unbelievably, I can now say that my trip to Japan is less than 20 days away. Since beginning the countdown I though time would have slowed down but instead it has been he opposite and now Sept 4th is closing in fast! I have been “trying” to pin down something...

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Japanese Covers for Game of Thrones books

I am a big fan of the Game of Thrones series that premiered on HBO earlier this year. Being a epic fantasy geek I was looking for a excuse to blog about the series and I have just found it. George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of...

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ThunderCats Anime – First Impressions

The new ThunderCats anime has finally begun airing on Cartoon Network and I have watched the first couple episodes. ever since the first official images for the ThunderCats anime was released earlier this year many fans including myself were torn on the character designs. Then came the...

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Total War Shogun 2 – Review

I am shadow of the kind of gamer used to be, these days I mostly play FIFA 11 and casual games like Angry Birds. However, every now and again I run into a game that grabs my interest enough that no matter how I get...

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Unicorn Gundam finally complete – some quick shots

After 10 months on on and off building I have finally completed building my 1/100 scale Unicorn Gundam. I have been tweeting progress shots for what seemed like an eternity as this model takes the prize as the most complicated Gundam kit I have every...

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