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FujiQ Rollercoaster park

Nov 24, 2012

Today I went to the FujiQ Highland Rollercoaster park with my bird and another couple. Park is touted as featuring some of the “fastest and scariest rides in the world”. Turns out, this is 100% accurate.

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Helping out for Halloween

Oct 29, 2012

Spent the weekend helping (well, carrying a bag) out my better half KS with her Horror Make Up stand at Peninsula Hotel. Was interesting seeing all the people in costume, we too dressed up. Also interesting was watching KS at work, she’s very talented. Soon there were many people walking around with realistic bullet holes […]

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Now UX designer at Wizcorp

May 21, 2012

Well, the secret is out, I took a fulltime job at a mobile game developer called Wizcorp, here in Tokyo. My official job title is UX designer, however I am on the design team and do a lot of other things besides. This may change in the future as the company changes, or as projects […]

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Feb 20, 2012

Recently been checking out Tumblr, wondering what I could do there. Often posting strange videos of robots to Facebook so that was an obvious choice; cool robot news! I also always wanted to write down my dreams directly after waking up, only one post in but hope to maintain this one too. The copy is […]

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Exiting Hibernation

Feb 12, 2012

In December 2011 I moved my office computer home for a while, to hibernate for a while. Tomorrow I shall cart the computer back to my office and resume normal service. I haven’t been resting on my laurels however; just completed another illustration project for the National Maritime Museum in the UK, worked on a […]

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RIP Jean Dickinson (Jean King)

Mar 16, 2011

My dear old grandma has passed away, a month after her beloved husband Ron. For the family they are re-united in our memories. I’ll always remember the wonderful lunches my gran made, and thank her from the bottom of my heart for putting up with me as a teenager.

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Dawning reality.

Mar 12, 2011

Not much happened today, as I was glued to the TV. Went to the local park for bit as the aftershocks in my apartment were unsettling. Bought up some water, food, candles, torches etc. Timberland boots still on from the night previous. Made a survival kit with some medicine etc. and helped out a few […]

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Large Earthquake In Japan

Mar 11, 2011

Today I woke up a little later than usual, had my daily bath (the “think tank”) where I plan the days or next weeks work in my mind, grabbed a slice of toast and some tea and headed to my co-lab working space. My daily journey involves a 2 minute walk to the station, jump […]

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R.I.P. Ronald Dickinson

Feb 3, 2011

My paternal Grandfather passed away many years ago, I only met him once. My Grandmother remarried (sometime before I was born) to her sweetheart, Ron. Ron passed away peacefully in his sleep today and will be dearly missed. When I was a child we visited him and my grandmother every weekend. He was very good […]

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Jog on

Jan 11, 2011

Bit of a new routine this year. I’ve lived next to Tokyo’s largest park for about 5 years, so this year I decided to take a jog in the morning. The rule was if I wake up before 7am then I force myself to get out of the hours and do a lap around the […]

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