Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct
16

Kids and Sparky on the beach

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Oct
14

Tanegashima Maenohama beach

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This is fast becoming my favorite spot. We spent an evening here recently barbecuing some chicken and watching the stars (no light pollution for 100 miles). When the surf is on here it is killer fast but if you manage a good take off its fun, otherwise you eat sand (I eat a lot!) and …

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Oct
09

Climbing Pumpkin

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These days I keep falling over pumpkins in the bushes. Its great to play hide and seek with food. Its a bit like easter egg hunting. The best one so far I found dangling over my head by the side of the house. Amazing nature! Can you find the pumpkin?

Oct
09

Captain Sparky!

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A lot of things have happened here over the last few months. Life is busy and that’s good. Many times I thought I should put up a blog but as usual we are otherwise occupied with sports days and work. A few days ago I went surfing and I had an accident. After a less …

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Oct
07

Minamitane Sports Day

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The Minami Town sports day is a serious affair. First you have to qualify to take part by proving yourself in the local school sports day, and then you get to train for a few weeks to represent your local area. Well done Anna! Sorry Nina and Yukie, you did not make it. Daddy did …

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