Thursday, August 07, 2008

Word on the street in Japan...

How would I know, I don't speak Japanese. However, word over the dinner table is that elections aren't due just yet but are being eagerly anticipated due to Fukuda's low popularity.  

Its pretty steamy hot here in Tokyo. Thankfully, unlike London, the Japanese have heard of, and use, air-conditioning.  Hooray for them.  

South Korea
It seems like Bush's trip to Korea went pretty smoothly. No big headlines except for his statement on North Korea. Blah, blah, blah. 

Olympics - let the sports fest begin
And now for the next couple of weeks we can get down to the important sporting matters of the Beijing Olympics. 

Currently reading:

"Hell" by Yasutaka Tsutsui