The Memoirs of Jim 'ung

Sumimasen!

Today’s been a long one: we’ve visited the Meiji shrine in Harajuku, watched the Sumo Wrestling in Ryogoku, visited a maid cafe in Akihabara and crossed the famous crossing in Shibuya. My feet are killing me! The Meiji shrine was fascinating, a lovely and quiet Shinto shrine in a secluded…

Arrived!

We arrived safe and sound after a typically eventful journey (me and Ben ended up sitting next to some reprehensible yardie bloke who spent the first hour apparently talking on the phone about a murder and beatings he was involved in, then about the hygiene certificate he’s trying to get).…

Japan.

In 21 hours and 22 minutes I’ll be setting off to Heathrow with Mat and Ben to jet off to Japan. I’ve wanted to go to Japan for a while; the culture is fascinating to me, not least as a result of all the Haruki Murakami books I’ve read. It…