The World on Two Wheels

Today’s post is all about the bicycle. Why bicycles? For one, it’s a machine that I’ve always loved. My family still remembers me outracing the bigger kids in the neighbourhood…at 5 years old! For two, it’s how I mostly get around Kurume. It’s so fun to bike in Japan because there are very few laws […]

Go Leaf Nation

Epic Game 4 on May 8. Leafs lost in OT, but it was a great game that set the stage for the Leafs’ unexpected comeback to play Game 7, which, as of this writing at the end of the second period, they’re leading. Shot at Maple Leaf Square outside the Air Canada Centre.

5th Annual Sakura Gala

The 5th Annual Sakura Gala was held at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre this past Saturday, April 20th, 2013, honouring former Toronto Symphony Orchestra conductor Seiji Ozawa. Running around in dress shoes for 6 hours was not my idea of Saturday night fun. But it was great to see friends and meet some of the […]

Leafs vs Sabres

Got a chance to watch the Leafs game against the Sabres at the ACC. I hadn’t seen a game in 11 years, so it was a lot of fun being there and watching the Leafs win 3-1. The highlight of the night was James van Riemsdyk skating circles around the Buffalo net. We gave him […]

Double Blue Rally

Tuesday night rally at Yonge-Dundas Square for the East Division champs Toronto Argonauts, as they head to the Rogers Centre for the 100th Grey Cup. It would be a storybook win for them on Sunday if they can pull it off: ending a 60-year championship drought at home on the biggest stage in the biggest […]