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Post 912: "Hey, Dougy...!"

Dougy was minding his own business, snoozing in his new favorite box. What could go wrong?

Oh well! It was a typical photo shoot, with an uncooperative kitty and low light. 74 more words


Columbus (Story) Day.

Columbus Day. There is a small but growing movement to discontinue the holiday, given what history suggests was a rather terrible person at the center of the days celebrations. 580 more words


One on One (basketball) interviews - the archive

Here’s a link to dozens of articles in the One On One series, published in The Japan Times since early in the 2006-07 bj-league (Basketball Japan League) season: 8 more words


Monday musings - on Japan basketball


10 quick thoughts and observations after two weeks of games have been contested in the 11th and final bj-league (Basketball Japan League).

1. The perennnial basement-dwelling (or chasing) Saitama Broncos are in midseason form with four loses in as many games. 250 more words


Year of Grace, Day 214. A Catalan tradition -- human towers or castells

Soon after the tasting meal of arrossejat at midday yesterday, six or seven groups of mixed ages and genders, similarly dressed in white trousers but with differently coloured shirts, a different one per group, marched into the port of Ametlla de Mar where around a crowd of 400 – 500 had assembled for the local gastronomic festival. 795 more words


Essential Programming At The Ginger Pride Festival

If you’re a redhead – or a ginger, as, in the immortal words of Tim Minchin, only a ginger can call another ginger ginger – somebody has probably already told you about the Ginger Pride Festival. 897 more words