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Japanese type things, but not actually in Japan.
- Japan Christmas and New Year 2017
- Friday 22nd December 2017 - Wednesday 3rd January 2018
Trip to Japan over Christmas and New Year.
- The Borders July 2014
- Saturday 5th - Tuesday 8th July 2014
Long weekend in the Scottish borders and Northumberland to visit Lucy and Martin, and attend Tim and Akino's wedding.
- Paris and Lyon
- Friday 30th March - Monday 2nd April 2012
A long weekend in France, to meet up with Chie's cousin Satochan in Paris, and our friend Junchan in Lyon.
- London September 2009
- September 2009
Another monthly set of the usual mixed bag of images from London.
- Cookham, Marlow and Bourne End
- Saturday 13th September 2008
A day out walking in the Berkshire / Buckinghamshire countryside, near the river Thames, with some of Chie's colleagues.
- London August 2007
- August 2007
Bits and pieces from life in London and elsewhere in August 2007.
- Chie's Family in the UK
- Friday 22nd June - Sunday 1st July 2007
Chie's family came to the UK for a week and a bit, to meet my family, and take in a few sights on the way round.
- Tuesday 15th March 2005
A day out sightseeing in Oxford, followed by a mini pub crawl and a Lebanese meal in the evening as a sort of small scale birthday celebration.
- Yuka and Miho in the UK
- Thursday 17th February - Wednesday 16th March 2005
A collection of all the sets of pictures taken over the time Yuka and Miho were staying with us, in February / March 2005.
- Oxford with Gav
- Thursday 10th February 2005
Japanese food followed by a few beers with Gav in Oxford.
- Chie's Office Party
- Saturday 22nd January 2005
Chie's company annual party thing, held at Pinewood Studios.
- January 2005
- Monday 3rd - Monday 10th January 2005
Assorted pictures taken during January 2005, including a trip to a Korean supermarket in London, and a new vaccuum cleaner!
- Kulu Kulu
- Saturday 18th December 2004
Dinner at Kulu Kulu, the conveyor belt sushi place in Soho.
- London, Portobello etc
- Saturday 4th December 2004
A day out in London, mainly in the Portobello area.
- Japanese Food in Oxford
- Friday 6th August 2004
A trip to the rather excellent Gashi Gashi in Oxford for some Japanese food with Leon, Gav, etc.
- Leon's Stag Do
- Saturday 29th - Sunday 30th May 2004
A Tale of Two Cities. Started off with food and a few drinks in London, then on to Paris for a (supposedly) all night bar and club-a-thon. Didn't quite work out exactly as planned though...
- Monday 15th March 2004
A daytrip to the Cotswolds with Sato and Miho, which also just happened to be on my birthday.
- Oxford with Duncan Two
- Friday 5th March 2004
Another night out in Oxford.
- Saturday 6th September 2003
Some of Chie's friends come round for Okonomiyaki.
- Korean Food
- Monday 25th August 2003
Out in London with some of Chie's friends for Korean food at the Myung Ga Korean Restaurant.
- An Evening in Nottingham
- Saturday 16th August 2003
Me and Chie having a wander round Nottingham, including a trip to the rather nice Skinny Sumo.
- Reunion Chinese Meal
- Sunday 13th July 2003
Continuing the reunion festivities with a Chinese meal in London.
- Reading University Grand Reunion
- Saturday 12th July 2003
Pictures from the reunion held at the student's union in Reading University.
- Japanese Food
- Sunday 15th June 2003
Me and Chie go off to buy some Japanese food from Oriental City, and then, well, eat it basically.
- Beer Festival
- Friday 2nd May 2003
Under the cold English typical early summer weather, we enjoyed trying lots of beers!
- Nozaki Sensei's Wine Evening
- Saturday 8th February 2003
An evening spent drinking some really excellent wines, and eating wonderful Japanese food, in the comfort of Nozaki Sensei's home.
- Junchan's Graduation
- Thursday 17th December 2002
Junchan's graduation ceremony for one of her Cordon Bleu courses, held in Claridge's.
- Dinner with Tecchan, Hide and Mikiokun
- Sunday 18th August 2002
A meal out with Chie and some of her friends.
- Late Night Drinking in St. David's
- Saturday 11th May 2002
A late night drink or two in St. David's Hall, the last pictures ever taken with my second digital camera, before its tragic demise.
- British Museum and Abeno
- Saturday 11th May 2002
Me, Simon and friends at the British Museum, and Abeno, a Japanese restaurant just around the corner. Taken the day my second digital camera met its tragic end.
- Dinner at St. David's
- Monday 8th April 2002
An evening of eating and drinking, possibly marking my last visit to the lovely social room 9.
- Gyosei Graduation Day 2002
- Thursday 25th March 2002
A load of pictures and videos from Gyosei College's graduation day and the drinking party that followed.
- Drinking in St. David's Hall
- Sunday 10th March 2002
A few pictures from an evening of random drinking in lovely social room 9.
- St. David's Hall
- Friday 1st February 2002
Me, Chie, and a few of the usual Social Room 9 occupants sitting around and drinking, basically.
- Cooking in St. David's
- Saturday 5th January 2002
A evening spent (mostly) cooking in Social Room 9 of St. David's Hall.
- Lounge Bar and Mexican Costume
- Saturday 27th October 2001
An unusual set of pictures involving a makeshift cocktail lounge and a Mexican costume.
- Toshi's Room
- Thursday 25th January 2001
Drinking in Toshi's Room with a selection of Chie's friends.
- Christmas and New Year with Yoko-san and Yuka-chan
- Saturday 23rd December 2000 to Monday 1st January 2001
Chie's Mum and Sister came to stay in the UK over Christmas and New Year.
- Boat Party
- Sunday 18th June 2000
A charming evening cruise along the Thames, featuring many of the usual suspects.
- Day out in London
- Sunday 11th June 2000
A touristy day out in the centre of London with myself, Chie, Rob, Kanako and Maiko.
- Friday 26th May 2000
The second Stanhope fancy dress party, and another great set of pictures!
- Chie's Birthday
- Thursday 4th May 2000
A lovely night out at TGI Friday's (yes it is possible) to celebrate Chie's 21st birthday.
- Rob's Party
- Saturday 29th April 2000
A joint party at Rob's house to celebrate his birthday, Byrnie's birthday, and me leaving Reading (well, sort of)...
- My Birthday!
- Wednesday 15th March 2000
See the pictures from my (23rd) birthday bonfire in my back garden on.
- Another Monday Night at the Union
- Monday 13th March 2000
Another random night at the Union.
- Monday Night at the Union
- Monday 7th February 2000
Pictures from one of what became our standard Monday night outing to Reading Students' Union.