The Papal Conclave by Chan Lowe It was International Women’s Day on 8 March. By chance this great cartoon by Chan Lowe from the South Florida Sun-Sentinel was syndicated in today’s Daily Yomiuri in Japan (Monday, 11 March … Continue reading
How Gratitude Can Improve Your Life – Yahoo! News. I wrote about thanks a little while ago. This article about the world gratitude map explains how thanks can improve your own life. photo: Many Thanks! by Engelene
Comparing Tokyo vs. London – 18 Reasons for the Tokyo – VERSUS IO. Nice idea. Seen on mashable.
The Police’s Andy Summers on his songs, Sting, and being ripped off by Puff Daddy | Music | Set List | The A.V. Club. Cool interview. Nice shirt.
A little help from Google on your New Year’s resolutions | Official Google Blog. In an article about new year’s resolutions there was a paragraph called getting fiscally fit. I thought it was a typo. You know, like in Madagascar. … Continue reading
Here’s to a veggie, merry Christmas | The Japan Times Online photo: Pear & Pomegranate Christmas Salad by Alysa | Inspired RD
We are not come to wage a strife With swords upon this hill, It is not wise to waste the life Against a stubborn will. Yet would we die as some have done. Beating a way for the rising sun. … Continue reading
How to survive Tokyo’s subway sandwich – CNN.com.
Down the rabbit hole: Depression in the Premier League – CNN.com. Wow. This is a very cool article. It’s by a professional footballer – a soccer player. It’s very well-written. A pleasure to read. The last thing I read about football … Continue reading
The Roman Ninth Legion’s mysterious loss via BBC News – The Roman Ninth Legion’s mysterious loss. I came on this article by chance. After this triptych of poems about Roman Britain it was very interesting. http://mooninthewater.net/aikido/2012/06/19/roman-wall-blues-w-h-auden/ http://mooninthewater.net/aikido/2012/06/26/roman-centurions-song-rudyard-kipling/ http://mooninthewater.net/aikido/2012/07/12/roman-road-thomas-hardy/ The Eagle … Continue reading
This advertisement was in the Guardian newspaper today. It’s a very clever, funny and fast response to the Korean flag mistake at the Olympics. If it was a mistake. If you can’t see which flag it is you need some new glasses!
Londons East End: From haven for gangsters to Olympic showcase – World News Oranges and lemons, Say the bells of St. Clement’s. You owe me five farthings, Say the bells of St. Martin’s. When will you pay me? … Continue reading