Japan-style and NZ-style Plone Meetups

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Japan Wars - Episode II

I’ve previously made some comment on how Japan has influenced costume design in Star Wars but I was dumbstruck when a friend let me know that the Star Wars saga was largely ...

Japanese Dramas

Just watched the first episode of a 8-or-so part Japanese drama tonight. It had Takuya Kimura in it (or kimutaku for short) and was great ...

Japan Wars?

Was reading through an email I got from a Star Wars mailing list I subscribe to and found out this interesting [piece](https://href.li/?h ...

A Nippon Funny

Had a friend who is living in Japan email me today with the following: > > If you have time please answer the following questions and retu ...

Parting Is Oh But Such Sweet Sorrow

We had a farewell party for a Japanese friend last night at [Tokyo Garden Christchurch](https://href.li/?http://www.destination-nz.com/barrestaurant-t22/christchurchcanterbury-r55/ad.html?advertid=122 ...

Japanese toilet

Nothing much to report today but something I did want to mention is something close to my heart (& to another part of my body :) - Japanese toilets. Something they have over here (& somethin ...

‘Was a’ Gaijin in Nippon

Yes, it’s sayonara time, unfortunately. Today we went to [ Asahikawa](https://href.li/?http://www.city.asahikawa.hokkaido.jp/files/kokusaikouryu/index/index.html) & had the best [ ramen](https://hre ...

Dousanko

Dousanko is the name of someone who was born in Hokkaido and this is where we are at present, although it took us a 15 hour ferry trip to get here. The ferry trip wasn’t too bad but the beds were li ...