Travel Archive

  • Today I was delighted to find out that one of my favorite photos from my 2005 Japan trip has been used to promote green building practices on Green By Design. I released it free for use on sxc.hu along with a few other photos I thought might be useful for […]

    Sagano Groves

    Today I was delighted to find out that one of my favorite photos from my 2005 Japan trip has been used to promote green building practices on Green By Design. I released it free for use on sxc.hu along with a few other photos I thought might be useful for […]

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  • I’m sitting in “the coffee bean and tea leaf” café, which overlooks the transit lounge of Brunei airport. I feel like I’ve been transported back 20 years, into a middle eastern RSL club-cum-airport. A coffee and chicken pie costs almost exactly $10 AU, so I’m waiting for what will no […]

    Brunei

    I’m sitting in “the coffee bean and tea leaf” café, which overlooks the transit lounge of Brunei airport. I feel like I’ve been transported back 20 years, into a middle eastern RSL club-cum-airport. A coffee and chicken pie costs almost exactly $10 AU, so I’m waiting for what will no […]

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  • For my own spiritual benefit, I’m reuploading the backup of my adventures in Japan. It seems like such a waste for it to disappear into the aether. So into mySQL it goes. You can find it under the “Japan-Four” category.

    Halcyon Days

    For my own spiritual benefit, I’m reuploading the backup of my adventures in Japan. It seems like such a waste for it to disappear into the aether. So into mySQL it goes. You can find it under the “Japan-Four” category.

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  • The Savage stood looking on. “O brave new world, O brave new world …” In his mind the singing words seemed to change their tone. They had mocked him through his misery and remorse, mocked him with how hideous a note of cynical derision! Fiendishly laughing, they had insisted on […]

    Hello world!

    The Savage stood looking on. “O brave new world, O brave new world …” In his mind the singing words seemed to change their tone. They had mocked him through his misery and remorse, mocked him with how hideous a note of cynical derision! Fiendishly laughing, they had insisted on […]

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  • I made two exciting discoveries today: 1. That “twinkle twinkle little star” and “abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz” (or the “alphabet song” as it is known affectionately to some), have the same melody. I never realised until the teacher was singing it in Japanese – then it went #BAM# and hit me. I told […]

    Exciting Discoveries

    I made two exciting discoveries today: 1. That “twinkle twinkle little star” and “abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz” (or the “alphabet song” as it is known affectionately to some), have the same melody. I never realised until the teacher was singing it in Japanese – then it went #BAM# and hit me. I told […]

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