Hanpane Party

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There’s been a lot of mentions of following your passion of late. On people’s blogs, on the inside cover of the magazine I bought today, on Twitter… red car syndrome perhaps.

Another good day today. Exercised in the morning, taught for a couple of hours at lunchtime, then MC’d a kind of variety show in Meguro organised by a group of friends collectively known as Hanpane.

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It was great, although I did make a bit of an idiot of myself a couple of times due to not really knowing what was going on all the time.

Kicked off with Warusa-P31 [you tube], who were followed by Spanko-ru ‘Sexy dancers”, then an oriental dance routine by a couple of performers who I’m sure went to a Steiner school. There then followed a couple of singers (the first of which was our friend Ryo-kun, the second was a chap who runs a bar in Shibuya, and had the most incredibly powerful voice). The gig was wrapped up by Warusa-P31.

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Went for pizza after that. There I met a young maths teacher who told me that she’d started paragliding this year, which reminded me that that’s something I’ve always wanted to do. I’ve decided I will do it before December 2010.

I’m teaching at my part time job tomorrow and Tuesday, 9 hours both days. Part of me is a bit upset that I agreed to do it as I very much want to work on my web-projects, but still, there’s no backing out now. I’m sure it will work out fine.

night.