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Thoughts Discovered series: Volume 3, A View of the World, published

Both the ebook and paperback editions of Thoughts Discovered: A View of the World have been published and is now available at these fine online stores: 46 more words


Matsuri! and the end of Osaka

Having survived Osaka I come to the end of my victory lap around Japan. It wasn’t all grim, however. This week held host to one of the three biggest festivals in the country: Tenjin Matsuri. 242 more words


Feeding the Animals

I arrived in Osaka ready to tumble into yet another mad rush of Japanese urban living. Unfortunately, being alone and in yet another ‘youth hostel’ jam packed with tired-looking Japanese men over thirty in one of the rough(er) areas of the city I felt rather more inclined to leave and spend my days either sheltering from the heat in a dimmed, highly air-conditioned room or out in some of the more pleasant surrounding areas. 338 more words


How To Prevent Robbery In Taxi By Software System?

Tottenham incident of taxi driver being robbed by three passengers is still fresh in mind. Now the other news of a young teen attempting theft in taxi came under consideration. 427 more words


The Most Important Mountain

I left Biei and upgraded its gentle rolling hills for some proper mountains around the town of Sounkyo, in Daisetsuzan National Park. Although I made four trips from the café in which I was staying, two stand out as examples of my short career as a Japanese hiker. 690 more words


Dispatches in Skegness and Chapel Saint Leonards

I just came back from a short break on the English East Coast. Of course I took some (two) bottles with me. This was the first time I dispatched bottles directly into the sea from the beach, and I am not sure whether I was being too clever, maybe. 312 more words

Park Rapids Family Questions Safety of Ambulance After Address Mix-Up

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. (WCCO) – After a mix-up in northern Minnesota, a family is questioning the safety of its ambulance service.

When Brenda Sordahl’s grandson needed help, the ambulance crew went to the wrong address in Park Rapids. 340 more words