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Public Transport Culture ::

Ken wrote a short post about the differences of public transport usage between Australia and Japan. I ended up writing a long comment so I thought I would write down my own thoughts and experiences here too ^^; He mentions no one tends to queue for the bus in Australia whereas in Japan, there are always orderly queues. In Scotland here, no...


A New Layout for 2010 ::

Welcome to my site's humble new layout! So, how many of you managed to get the references I had during maintenance? For those of you that missed it, the message was... The site is currently going under mass operation. Hopefully it'll be back up before the dark hour ends. Everything went fairly smoothly apart from a few hiccups from the...


J-Drama, The Woman Who Never Compromises

Decided to watch some J-drama again for a change so that I don't end up just picking up Anime slang and miss out vocabulary that will actually be useful in everyday life - Should I ever end up in Japan. I think the last show I watched was Densha Otoko which was a long time ago. Anyway, after looking through the lists of shows that were airing...


Final Fantasy VII On the Way to a Smile Audiobook Project

Been about three months since I finally completed my translation of the official Final Fantasy VII On the Way to a Smile novel but, if you've still to read the 264 pages of text, maybe you'll want to check out TheLifestream.net's fan based audiobook project that's underway. I had a listen to the previews myself and the voice work, sound...


A Lost Duck? ::

Here's something you don't see everyday. Since when did ducks perch on roofs or bushes instead of swimming in ponds or wandering on the ground? Must have been lost or something. Never paid much attention about ducks but this one got me curious whether they can get lost or not so I did a little reading. It looks like it could be a "Rouen Duck...


Valkyria Chronicles, From PS3 Game to Anime

After watching Valkyria Chronicles, it makes me want to play the first game on the PS3 even more. The PSP sequel was a really enjoyable game. That's also why I got interested in this show partly because of the sequel's excellent presentation and wondered if the VC universe continues on with the story. Good to see that it indeed does and...


Nokia 5800 Hints and Tips, Easy Playlists and Asian Script Support

There's a lot of things that can be improved on the Nokia 5800 to make things easier for the user. That said, they can be fixed with a little bit of patience. You can always download some third party software to help yourself out but after spending much time experimenting with the phone and its software, here are some of the things I managed...


Picking Earphones and Speakers, A Guide to Better Audio

I've read, experimented and learned a lot about audio since upgrading my home speaker setup to a surround sound one and switching my pre-packaged earphones to better quality ones. So, I thought I would share the information I've gathered so that more people can enjoy their favourite music (and perhaps movies too) at its best. Ive...


Migrating to a New Host ::

20th February 2010, 23:35 GMT Update: Finally. If you see this message then you're now at my new domain and host. It was pretty troublesome trying to import the big SQL database over because phpMyAdmin wouldn't accept anything bigger than 2MB. I ended up trying to figure out how to import it directly via an SSH session and the command...


Happy Chinese New Year 2010! ::

Happy Chinese New Year to those of you who celebrate it! Went out to Glasgow's Chinatown to catch the lion and dragon dances performed by the Glasgow Hong Lok Dragon and Lion Dance Troupe since I just happened to notice the poster they had up last night while out at a family dinner. Met an old friend while I was there who I hadn't kept in touch...