Kumagaya Royal Hotel Suzuki
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... drinking and karaoke`ing. Had an awesome 30th!!
I got caught in a typhoon one night I was out here which was a little crazy but it was beautiful the next day.
On my way back into Tokyo to my other aunt`s house, I got to go to one of Andy`s performances (he`s a musician) which was amazing! He plays the flute, saxophone and the didjeridoo.
... speaks some English, very slowly and carefully, so when I explained the problem in Japanese and got stuck because I couldn't remember the word for "mucus" (I'd even looked it up earlier!), he took over.
"So when you cough, there is..." A long pause. "There is..." another pause as he tried to remember the word, "Sputum."
"Yes," I replied, and that sounded a bit better than my attempt at Japanese, which had been along ...
... liked you to see, namely the earthquake map (imagine it as the weather map but with the numbers indicating the force of the quake instead of the temperature) and the pollen map. Hay fever season has been particularly bad this year, and last week my part of Tokyo was bright red on the map showing the level of pollen in the air. In case you were wondering about all the face masks in my pictures of crowds, they're to protect the wearer from pollen, not radiation!
... days, to get away from the stress of Tokyo. My boss finally decided to close our school for the rest of the week and to postpone our graduation ceremony, which was to have been on Saturday. We left work in the early afternoon, thinking that there might actually be some danger of radioactive elements in the air above Tokyo.
Kimberly and I went through Kichijouji on our way home, stopping at Seiyu to get some groceries. Many shelves were still ...
... what we'd felt was a magnitude 4 earthquake, the epicentre of which was in Ibaraki Prefecture, north of Chiba (which is east of Tokyo, for those not following on the map).
Was that the promised "strong aftershock" that has a 70% chance of striking within the next couple of days? As powerful as Friday's earthquake was, anything else feels gentle in comparison, so I think that even if it was, it will take a long time ...
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