Tremor vs Earthquake July 6th 2012 I forgot to mention - when standing in the queue for the Tuna auction the people in front said "so you were here for our last earthquake" - so I was right Mr Fairbairn, it was an earthquake and for once I was not exaggerating (which I must admit is a first).
Anyway downloaded another picture from the auction for you as it is an amazing sight and we have also been told that they are moving the f ... read more
Asia » Japan » Kyoto » Kyoto » Gion In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
We are oldies who love travelling in 2012 we travelled around the world after Mike taking early retirement and I took voluntary redundancy. As mentioned earlier we love travelling and have just come back from Japan. With all our travelling and staying in different accommodation we have put this to good use by purchasing a Grade 2 listed cottage and completely renovating it. The cottage is in the Forest of Bowland and we are renting it out as a holiday cottage www.bowlandcottage.com. Why not check us out?... full info