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Home again! Flight was rather ordinary it must be said… we spent an hour and a half on the tarmac in Sydney because no ground crew were working because of lightening – irritating – but really – better for a few travelers to wait than people’s safety to be at risk. I have to say…

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In Kyoto now – achieving culture… though it’s a bit of a hard slog today – it’s Very cold – and wet – cold rain not quite melting the slush in random corners – though snow on a temple roof can look very pretty… The battery in my camera has finally run out of charge…

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Thursday – Jigokudani (aka snow monkey land). So Thursday was the day I woke up early and had an outdoor onsen – sitting in the hot water while snowflakes caught in my hair and a monkey or two came for a visit…. Then was breakfast – I’ve been really enjoying traditional japanese breakfasts… I love…

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Photo update!

The ryokan where we stayed was very traditional… beautiful tatami mats, very hard pillows! Checking the book for the next adventure – soaking up some winter sun. we had an amazing view out our window… I’m sitting in the ledge looking out The indoor bath – once you get used to the sulpher smell it’s…

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In Japan!

Monday: Jetstar is not my favourite airline – but it’s not down there with United – hehe. The plane was nice and new and smelt like leather! Bringing own snacks is okay – though I didn’t organise all that well – not like when neophyte31 packed me a lunch for my flight from SF to…

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airport again!

Just running around stuffing things into my bag 😉 I have to say it’s rather strange just packing civilian clothes! Hope I don’t freeze too much – it’s Very Cold at the moment – apparently it’s even been snowing in Tokyo – brrrr

I’m going to Japan! On Monday… eek – I can’t believe it’s come up so quickly… but I’m so excited – I get to see snow monkeys and lots of other Very Good Things! Though the problem with snow monkeys is the snow part – it’s Very Cold! And goodness knows I hate the cold…

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music

People are always posting on max, or in lj communities about music to play by and it’s interesting to see sugestions. I personally have an almost pathalogical horror of enigma and I’m not too keen on massive attack either 😉 Yesterday’s long session took my sub through a strange look at my cds. We started…

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I’m Very Sleepy! I had a fabulous extended session of ropey goodness (and much other stuff) – 10 hours of mischief and mayhem – though now I’m tired and I’ve left behind a huge dungeon armageddon – apparently there will be a visit from the dungeon fairy to sort things out a little before I…

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