I don't want to come off sounding like an old fart, but when I was a kid the Eaton Centre's Santa Castle was truly something to behold. The only thing more impressive than Santa's five story tall home was the mile long line of kids waiting to sit on his… more »
If YouTube is having trouble, or you want to save the movie then try this direct download link (Windows Media)
For our last weekend in Aomori Kate and I decided to check out not one, but two wrestling shows! First we saw an All Japan show in the same… more »
When in Japan, Richard Gere stays at the Dandy House.
I had a couple of days to kill in Tokyo before my flight home, so I did my best to get in as much "wacky Japan" as I could before landing back in "boring Canada". more »
Today was the last day of classes before the summer break, and my last day of teaching in Japan. At the end of the day I had to give a speech to the whole school in Japanese! I was pretty nervous about it as I somehow managed to avoid learning any Japan… more »
The clothing department at Noheji's Max Value never disappoints.
A new addition to Max Value this week is the purikura machine grave yard.
No, Max Value doesn't have a Starbucks. This picture is actually about a month old and is from Tokyo'… more »