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Keep on travelling

Having submitted my Fellowship report and started to plan follow up activities I will continue to use this blog to record my activities, especially as most of them involve travel of one sort or another. I continue to research the effects … Continue reading

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Day 20 – Osaka to Tokyo – 31st October

I woke up with a start at around 6.30am.  I could hear people moving around and thought that someone had broken in.  Then I realised I wasn’t at home and that people moving around early in the morning was quite … Continue reading

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Day 19 – Miyakonojo to Hiroshima and Osaka – 30th October

I had taken part in a survey conducted by a group for reporting to the Japanese Ministry of Education on the introduction of a computing curriculum in Japanese schools.  I contacted the researchers to let them know that I was … Continue reading

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Day 18 – Miyakonojo – 29th October

Again, President Kuwabara met me at the hotel and drove me to the college where I met Professor Okabe again.  I demonstrated my translation device which, with a wi-fi connection, will allow you to speak English into it and then … Continue reading

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Day 17 – Miyakonojo – 28th October

President Kuwabara arrived at 8.30 to take me to the college around a 4km drive.  On arrival we met with Ayako-san, my interpreter for the day.    She is a researcher and a model and does interpreting as an extra activity.  … Continue reading

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Day 16 – Hiroshima to Miyakonojo – 27th October

My train left at 1.37pm and I was ready to leave the hostel at 10.30 hoping to fit in one more sightseeing stop before I left the city.  I really wanted to visit the Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art where … Continue reading

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Day 15 – Hiroshima – 25th October

Today I visited the Peace Park and the museum.  The park has a number of monuments in remembrance of the victims of the atomic bomb on 6th August 1945.  One very poignant monument was to the Korean victims, of which … Continue reading

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