I took my new camera skiing last weekend and took lots of pictures of the scenery in Nozawa Onsen in Nagano.
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Schroder Ski Trip 2003 Photo Album
Schroder Ski Trip 2003
I think I was too busy taking pictures of the mountains, because I got relatively few of the other people on the trip. Still, one or two good ones in there…
Found this site a while back – very handy if you’re studying Japanese.
Japanese Language: The Small words in Japanese
THE MOST FREQUENT SMALL WORDS, ADVERBS AND SHORT EXPRESSIONS:
Tokyo battens down for feared attack – smh.com.au
Tokyo battens down for feared attack
By Shane Green, Herald Correspondent in Tokyo
February 10 2003
A DigitalGlobe satellite image taken earlier this month, shows a nuclear reactor site in Yongbyon, North Korea. Photo: AFP
The Japanese Government has contingency plans to deal with a ballistic missile launch by North Korea, a possible step in the worsening nuclear crisis on the Korean peninsula.
News of the plans came as the United States Defence Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, warned in Germany on Saturday that North Korea was on the verge of producing enough plutonium to make six to eight additional nuclear weapons by mid-year.
It’s monday now, back to work for me, with a terrible case of Hay Fever.
We had a nice weekend, though – Saturday night we made pasta using the pasta maker that we bought in Kappabashi last weekend.
Update:Added a link to Kappabashi. Actually, that makes two links now…
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Like a spoiled child declaring “you’re not my best friend anymore!” when he can’t get his own way, pentagon advisors seem ready to pack up their toys and play by their own rules…
United Press International: Pentagon adviser: France ‘no longer ally’
France is no longer an ally of the United States and the NATO alliance “must develop a strategy to contain our erstwhile ally or we will not be talking about a NATO alliance” the head of the Pentagon’s top advisory board said in Washington Tuesday.
You know that feeling when you’re leaning back on a stool and it starts to tip over? Well, that’s how I feel all the time. — Steven Wright