The Virtual Currency Revolution and how to get free Bitcoins

Categories: Thoughts, World

Monday, 02 January 2017. For the past two months, I have been diligently clicking my time away, trying to get my hands on Bitcoins, with the hope, and promise, of getting Bitcoins for free. Please note: Now there should be an immediate caution here, that even though you get “free Bitcoins”, you actually only get … Read More

Life, Time, and The Future

Categories: Thoughts

Sunday, 01 January 2017. It’s been a while. Since my last blog entry, I went back to Japan again, during late November and early December, and spent a most wonderful 3 weeks in Tokyo and Beppu. Throughout the time leading up to that trip, I had been constantly busy, either with work or with travelling … Read More

There And Back Again

Categories: Thoughts, Travel

Saturday, 10 September 2016. How do you go back to your normal way of life, your everyday and ordinary, after having had an adventure that is completely out of the ordinary,┬ásuch as I had in Hong Kong, Thailand, and Japan? I know that many people have had the experience of travelling to another country, especially … Read More

Japan – At Journey’s End

Categories: Travel

Wednesday, 22 June 2016. Three days into my hike along the Nakasendo Way, from Kyoto to Tokyo, by way of the Shiga, Gifu, Nagano, and Saitama prefectures, the journey ended. The reasons for this sudden ending of my trek was manifold, with various factors all aiding in the decision to change my course and travel … Read More

Japan – Honshu to Shikoku to Kyushu to Honshu, and Other Observations In-between – Part 1

Categories: Travel

Sunday, 29 May 2016. It is a rainy Sunday morning, in Nagasaki, and I am on a bus, warm and dry, heading to Fukuoka, my final stopover on the island of Kyushu. In three days time, I will once again be back in Honshu, the biggest of the four main islands of Japan, where another … Read More