Tag Archives: sharks

Only their mother can tell them apart

Hi blog. You’ll have to excuse my lack of  blogging this month.  Work (including a three day English camp), a few nights away, more work etc. have contributed to a lack of encounters with wildlife. I really wish I had … Continue reading

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Oarai for Sharks

Hi blog. Well, much of March was was mediocre at best – by the mid-point of the month we had experienced our coldest March for some 32 years.  Rain and cold was the order of the day.  Then we had … Continue reading

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Bronze Sword with Shark Engraving

Hi blog. March has arrived, and so have the battles between the high and low pressure cells across the Kanto, leading to gusty winds (often from the north when I’m cycling – northwards – to work, and then from the … Continue reading

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Just when you thought it was safe to get back in the water…

Hi blog. Luckily for me, weather and 70th anniversary of the atomic bo “don’t mention the war!” are not the only things in the news. Sharks are a bit of a rarity around Japanese beaches, so when fairly large sharks not … Continue reading

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When Nature Bites Back

Hi blog. Just a little news story from last week. While sharks are not exactly backyard wildlife here in landlocked Saitama, they live in Japan’s coastal regions.  Even so, they are rarely encountered by anyone other than fishermen, and attacks … Continue reading

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The White Hare of Inaba & Crocodiles vs. Sharks

So this Deity Master-of-the-Great-Land had eighty Deities his brethren; but they all left the land to the Deity Master-of-the-Great-Land.  The reason for their leaving it was this: Each of these eighty Deities had in his heart the wish to marry … Continue reading

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