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Archive for January, 2008

Sad Day on Denentoshi Line

I live along the Denentoshi Line, that runs from Shibuya in Tokyo to Chuorinkan in Kanagawa. It is one of the most busy, if not the busiest, train line in Tokyo. There are both local trains (stop at every station) and express trains (stops at the big stations) running on this line. Usually in the [...]

First Snow

I woke up this morning and looked out the window and this is what I saw:

Snow!!! Hmm…
My feet are going to get wet today.

Swedish Music in Tokyo

Earlier today I went to a concert with two Swedish bands, The Haunted and Dark Tranquillity. They’re both bands out of the “Melodic Death Metal” genre, so you might not have heard of them before.
Dark Tranquillity is one of the bands that started this genre and the “Gothenburg Sound” in the ’90s. It’s also [...]

No Sandals, Please!

We have this course that is called Factory Study Tour. It’s basically just a buch of field trips to different companies, and we do one each month. For the next one, on Tuesday next week, to Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. we got the regular e-mail with information. It’s always a lot of fun to [...]

Quote of the Day

MSN conversation with Kasimir:
Me: “We’re meeting for dinner tomorrow. In Ginza.”
Kasi: “Oh boy!”
M: “Glitter Town.”
K: “Take care of your wallet.”
M: “Yes.”
K: “Ginza will take care of your wallet more effectively than a gang of 5 Brazilian gangsters.”