Video Exclusive: Susan Boyle sings live on a Tokyo commuter train

Having bought the most amazing computer in the whole world ever, I realised I needed to push myself beyond the confines of email and random web surfing, and into production, in order to justify the financial outlay. This happened to coincide with that gala event at the Tokyo Hilton, at which I was seated on […]

Two podcasts down, 1 video to go

It’s been a pretty productive day today. As you can see from my new lifestream ( – how about that, my entire life reduced to a single rss feed!), I’ve been pretty busy. This morning I picked up a pretty decent camcorder from someone in Shimbashi – that was offered to me for free after […]

Japan Podshow episode 2: The Jenga Maid – out now

Blimey, I nearly forgot to post here that episode two of Japan Podshow is now out! Initial feedback from our growing audience has been very positive – and it’s shorter than episode 1! I’m very grateful to everyone who has taken part in the podshow so far – it’s very much appreciated. Check it out […]

Hope at the Hilton

Last night I was very fortunate to be able to attend the 10th annual charity gala event in aid of Hope Japan, a non-governmental aid agency that works to provide safe drinking water to families in third world countries. It was held at the Hilton Hotel in Shinjuku – part of Hope at the Hilton […]

Mumble update – video style

With little time to give over to blogging, I decided to do a video blog instead. Online TV Shows by Ustream The video I start watching during this video is here There’s a second video featuring yours truly here Japan Podshow can be found at I’m on Flickr at and on Twitter at […]

Japan Podshow Episode 1 now live!

I’m happy to be able to say, we did it! [click here for proof] I’ve been wanting to restart podcasting ever since I stopped about two years ago, but due to the amount of effort that has to be put in, it’s always been pushed back to the ‘I don’t have time’ burner. It must […]