Category Archives: Julius

Ramen Lunch & crazy shopping

Venturing into the city on Jan 2nd, the day all the crazy sales start, is not really recommended, but we went anyways. First we headed for lunch, which was ramen & Ippudo, a place we had tried before in SG … Continue reading

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Sunday long run / Bakatare

My 3rd full marathon and second this year. Also second along Tama river, but this time I headed south, nearly all the way to Haneda airport. The last 4K were a bit iffy, but still kept my average at/below 6min/k … Continue reading

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Ooops, we did it again!

So, Bakatare is still alive and kicking, but with the same issues we had noticed last year: mainly the strong pork smell upon entering! But after 2 minutes the nose gets used to this. Yes, the place has a run … Continue reading

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We reached the top of Mt. Takao!

Live blogging! 11:35AM – we reach the top! Not too crowded and Mt. Fuji not yet covered in clouds, but also not that easy to spot / take pictures of. A Boy & his mountain 😉  Lunch: Leftover cutlets from … Continue reading

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Long Run & Akihabara

Up at 6:45 get ready start running at 7:55am @ 3C temperature. Down to Tama river and then along for a total of 32km (20Miles) There’s a marathon coming up end of January, but I am still undecided if I … Continue reading

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Vegan Lunch

This morning the weather was back to cold & gloomy, hence I kept my run to an ‘easy’ 40 minutes. And then we were off together to find a small cafe / restaurant by Tama river, which offers daily changing … Continue reading

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Julius Dance Class

A while ago Julius voiced interest in hip-hop themed dance classes and Ritsu found a place in Shinjuku that offers trial lessons. So, we all set off to get there today, but once we found the place I moved on … Continue reading

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Julius’ first Creepy Pasta short story got audio published!

A while ago Julius shared one of his first ‘ghost stories’ with me, his generation gave those the nice umbrella term ‘CreepyPasta’ … and his story got picked up by a youtube audio presenter with 30K followers. Enjoy, his is … Continue reading

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Night Beach

We were invited to a farewell party at the beach of Mt. Lavinia hotel and we arrived just after missing the sunset, but still getting a really nice after glow. The below pictures are all unedited! This was a nice … Continue reading

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PE – Dance

Every quarter they change topic in PE (Physical Education), a while ago it was rugby, there was cricket … and now they are at ‘dance’ Here is Julius & his team’s final performance. According to Julius (green shirt), they were … Continue reading

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Dolce Italia

Over the 2+ years we have been here now, our friendly neighborhood Italian restaurant has become our go-to solution for those ‘no idea what to eat’ and ‘all leftovers gone’ evenings. Plus, they actually serve very good, authentic northern Italian … Continue reading

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Movie – Joker

It has been a while, but yesterday we finally did the classic ‘family movie Sunday’ again. Overall a very interesting movie. Definitely a very different take on the super hero (villain) genre. First time ever that I witnessed a guy … Continue reading

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Other Monday Fun Things

Cinnamon got some skin rash again and we brought her to the vet, where they checked her out and took sampl Seems she has something akin to psoriasis, a fungal something that lays dormant and can come back whenever it … Continue reading

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And back on the Curry Express

Time flies and our short vacation is already over again. Boarding a plane back to Sri Lanka comes with the expected cattle chaos: shoving, pushing, fighting for space for (way too much) carry-on luggage, not understanding the concept of assigned … Continue reading

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Spectra – A Light & Water Show

Every evening a free spectacle at the Marina Bayfront at 8PM sharp! It is very much recommended to show up early to get good seats. Starting off with some rumbling sound and green lasers This family had the audacity to … Continue reading

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