Monthly Archives: March 2009

Lost in translation

I’m in Japan! I’m actually in Tokyo! Me! I can barely believe it! For a man who’s got previously got lost a few hundred metres from the home he’s lived in for over a decade, with a bad sense of … Continue reading

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Destination Tokyo

So my big trip is here! Japan – wow, for most of my life that was just a far away place I thought I’d never see; now, I’m just hours away from being in one of the most exiting places … Continue reading

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Seven days

That was some week! I’m a month into my sabbatical, have been to Norway and Madrid, about to go to New York, with Japan and Australia coming up at the end of the month…and yet I had one of the … Continue reading

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Sabbatical – the story so far

“How’s the sabbatical going?” “So what do you do all day now that you’re not working?” “Do you get up at, like, 12 o’clock?” “Do you miss work?” “When and where are you off next?” These seem to be the … Continue reading

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The real Madrid

My sabbatical rolls on! After Norway, there was no rest as a couple of days later I was on my way to Newcastle and Nottingham with my two mates Si and Chief for a couple of random nights out. Two … Continue reading

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Day 7 Review – Homeward bound

I wake up, sad to be leaving in a few hours. I go to breakfast and chat to the friendly guy from Somerset who’s staying on for the full twelve days, and now I wish that I was too. I … Continue reading

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Day 6 Review – Sol searching

7am and I need to get up. It looks bright outside and although I have had sunsets, I haven’t had a sunrise yet. The lazy part of me reminds me it’s a holiday and a bed’s there to be slept … Continue reading

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