<!--:en-->Tokyo Veranda Harvest Leads to Epic Salad Showdown<!--:-->

It had been a couple of days since the last harvest from our balcony garden, and with yesterday’s bright sunshine I knew that this morning we’d see a bumper crop. I wasn’t wrong there. However, what I wasn’t expecting was this: As soon as I’d turned my back, the Red Pepper Brigade (led by the […]

<!--:en-->Ramping Up<!--:-->

Good morning world. Sunday morning here in Tokyo and I’m sitting at my desk looking out across the city. The past few days have been a little cooler than earlier in the month when even just sitting still resulted in sweating like crazy. We’re still managing fine without the air-conditioners though – having almost a […]

Art of Running: 50km Tokyo Heart shows my true feelings for the city

This is a repost of an entry I originally wrote for my running blog here. On April 22nd 2011 I undertook the longest Art of Running challenge that I have attempted to date: a 50km heart around the city that I love. Inside of the heart I then drew a the character ‘心’ which means […]

<!--:en-->Tokyo Marathon 2011 final report (better late than never!)<!--:-->

It’s been almost 6 months now since I completed the Tokyo Marathon 2011 whilst wearing the iRun. Following the big day itself I needed at least a week to get over the physical and psychological trauma that I had inflicted upon myself through carrying out this stunt – and then just as I was about […]