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Archive for November, 2007

Me vs. Japan 0-1

Today I probably had my biggest culture shock yet since coming here. It was my first time to go to the school pool for a nice swim. At least that’s what I thought. However, instead I managed to embarrass my self completely.
In about two seconds, or how ever long it takes to dive into the [...]

Going to Korea

In about half an hour I will go to South Korea with my lab. We’ll just go to Seoul for sightseeing for three days, I suppose. I’m sure it will be fun. Hopefully I can get some nice photographs from there.
We’re going to stay at Crown Hotel in Itaewon. I hope they have towels, because [...]

Första besöket till IKEA

Jag var precis till IKEA i Shin-yokohama (30 min. med tåg och ca. 20 min. med buss enkel resa). Jag fick rysningar när jag kom fram och in i affären. Allt var precis som hemma, men med lite andra bokstäver på vissa ställen, och annorlunda människor. Det var mycket större än jag trodde att det [...]

Lab Seminar and Nomikai

Today we had a seminar like we always have on Monday evening. It’s usually between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., but today it was delayed for half an hour and went on for three hours, so it finished at 9.30 p.m. I was so hungry in the end that I almost exploded, and I wasn’t [...]

A Day in Chiba-ken

Yesterday I went to visit my friend Naoko, whom I haven’t seen in more than three years, out in Kashiwa, Chiba. It’s about a 1h 30min train ride away from my home, but there is only one train change on the way so it was ok. There’s always a lot of train riding in this [...]